Kevin Lee, Youth Advocate

Kevin is employed by the Dartmouth Youth Commission, Town of Dartmouth, as its Youth Advocate. Kevin works with children, pre-teens and teens in individual, group, and family counseling settings. His work takes him into schools, homes, occasionally the courts, where he supports young people and their families coping with such diverse issues as divorce, substance abuse, survival from physical and sexual trauma, self-esteem, peer relationships, domestic violence and grief/loss issues. Kevin is also a frequent presenter at workshops and seminars throughout the area as time allows.

Kevin graduated from the Stockbridge School at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1971. Additional Undergraduate course work was completed at Southeastern Massachusetts University (now University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth) in 1984. In 1998, Kevin graduated from Andover Newton Theological School with a Masters of Divinity degree (M. Div), with a concentration in Pastoral Counseling. Kevin is a Certified Conflict Resolution Mediator, and is a trained Disaster Response Volunteer with The National Organization of Victim Assistance (NOVA).

Kevin and his spouse, Elizabeth, have three grown daughters. The Lee's have been residents of Dartmouth for twenty-five years. Kevin's hobbies include still photography, running, beach walks, writing and just sitting looking at the ocean! Kevin is also active within his faith community. He is a recorded minister within the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), providing retreats and pastoral care to children and parents within his faith community.