At New Beginnings we have over 30 dedicated, experienced counselors available to help clients explore life transitions, relationship issues and personal challenges. We assist those who are struggling with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, emotional abuse, compulsive behaviors, substance use, job loss and stress, aging, isolation and anger management.
The New Beginnings Counseling clinic was formed to provide psychological counseling and supportive services to lower income individuals on our community. For the past 16 years the Center has built a reputation of providing high quality services. Since it was founded in 2000, our Center has served as a safety net organization and has provided crucially needed programs for the community. New Beginnings maintains commitment to serve, regardless of an individual's ability to pay for services.
Our counseling clinic offers confidential individual, couples, family, and group counseling services in both English and Spanish.
Our Lifeskills Parenting Education Program offers classes covering a wide range of parenting issues and challenges.
Our Safe Parking program is run in cooperation with numerous local agencies, and provides safe, legal overnight parking for individuals and families who are living in their vehicles and helps them locate and transition into affordable housing throughout the county.
Our Supportive Services program for Veterans and their Families (SSVF) aims to help end veteran homelessness within Santa Barbara County, and strives to provide housing stability through short-tern case management and financial assistance.
Our Supportive Services Program for the Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara strives to improve the quality of life for Housing Authority clients, with an emphasis on promoting independence, well-being, and self-sufficiency through case management, eviction prevention, and transitional assistance.