Senior Leadership

Beth VanDerbeck

Wendi O'Connor
Sr. Director of Finance and Special Projects

Cara Burban
Director of Foster Care

Robin Robinson
Director of Mental Health Services

Vernon Andrews
Director of Residential Services
912.267.3700 x 2121

Jessica Lynn
Director of Human Resources
912.267.3700 x 2101

Lisa Johnson
Director of Development
912.267.3700 x 2122

Melinda Massey
Director of Finance

Board of Directors

Dean Bare, Chairman

Nick Doster, Vice-Chairman

Barbara Atchley, Secretary

Chip Beaton

Edwin J. (Jeff) Shadrick

Jerry House

Linda Sewell

John Turner

Rick Shelnutt

Vickie McClinton

About Morningstar

Morningstar Children and Family Services was established in 1996. Today we have a team of 104 staff members serving hundreds of children annually.

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Morningstar was established on the old Boys Estate Campus. This campus has served children for over 55 years.

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Leadership Team

Meet our senior leaders and board of directors.

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Thinking about a career change? We have opportunities available. Learn and grow with us.

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Morningstar has been a fully accredited agency under CARF since 2007.

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Latest News

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Annual Reports

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a sanctuary where
transformative teaching and healing affirms
our children through real relationships

Donate to Morningstar Children and Family Services, Inc.

P.O. Box 370
Brunswick, GA 31521

Morningstar Mental Health Clinics

220 Santo Domingo Drive
Brunswick, GA 31525

13 N Winston Street
Reynolds, GA 31076

Morningstar Youth Estate Campus
and Foster Care Services

1 Youth Estate Drive
Brunswick, GA 31525

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