Donate to New Beginnings

Our donors form the heart of New Beginnings. Their compassionate and sustained support empowers us to permanently change the lives of hundreds of community members each year. Whether it’s helping someone overcome a mental illness, housing a homeless veteran, or ensuring safety for people living in their vehicles, our programs catch people in their most vulnerable moments and wrap them around services that enable them to stabilize and become self-sufficient.

Please click the link below to donate online!


Other Ways to Give

One-Time Gift.  If you would prefer to donate by check, please make it payable to New Beginnings Counseling Center and mail it to:  Development Office, New Beginnings, 324 E. Carrillo Street, Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA  93101.

Recurring Giving. Convenient for the donor, monthly giving provides the stable, continuous support so important to our programs.  Your monthly donation can be charged to a credit card.  Or call Michael Berton at 805-963-7777 to arrange for a multi-year pledge.

Memorial and Honorary Gifts.   Your donation can be used to make a meaningful gift in memory of a family member or friend, or in honor of someone special, perhaps commemorating a birthday or other significant life event.

IRA Rollover.  Make a tax-wise gift to New Beginnings Counseling Center directly from your IRA without paying income tax on the withdrawal.  Learn more about the IRA rollover giving opportunity.

Planned Giving.  You can make a meaningful legacy gift by remembering New Beginnings Counseling Center in your estate plans, with a simple bequest, an IRA or insurance beneficiary designation, or a provision in a charitable remainder trust funded with appreciated property.  To request recommended bequest language, call Michael Berton at 805-963-7777.  He can also arrange a complimentary consultation with our planned giving consultant, Pat Snyder.

Thank you for considering a gift to New Beginnings Counseling Center. All gifts are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.  Our tax ID number is #77-0556795.  Your attorney, accountant, or tax advisor can provide additional assistance.  For more information about ways you can contribute to New Beginnings, please call our Michael Berton, Development Manager, at 805-963-7777 x112.

General Administrative/Office Support Volunteers for our Counseling Office.

Assist our Clinic and Office Staff with administrative and/or data entry tasks for our counseling clinic, development office, or Safe Parking office. Obtain experience working in a nonprofit, counseling, and an office environment.

In-Kind Wish List

Amazon Wish List Donation Registry

We have an Amazon Wish List that helps us provide household items to our recently housed clients. Please visit our Wish List by clicking on the link. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3CF0G0TNXFF9B?

For Safe Parking Program. Grocery Store Gift Cards, Veterinarian Gift Certificates, Packaged food and socks for street outreach. Bicycles and bus passes for our clients or automobile Repair/Mechanic Gift Certificates.

For Counseling Center.  Paint, drapery & wall hangings, wall art, indoor plants, plant stands, area rugs, new/gently-used office and living room furniture for individual therapy rooms and administrative offices. Locking file cabinets for administrative use. Newer Windows desktop or laptop computers.