New Beginnings is an agency that provides foster care services by training professional parents. We are committed to working with the the youth and parents as a team. This team allows us to help each child create endless posibilities for their future.
With an emphasis on youth development, the staff at New Beginnings focuses on building self-confidence and developing personal assets. With these tools, youth can change the direction of their lives now and for their future.
A vacationing businessman was walking along a beach when he saw a young boy. Along the shore were many starfish that had been washed up by the tide and were sure to die before the tide returned. The boy walked slowly along the shore and occasionally reached down and tossed the beached starfish back into the ocean.
The businessman, hoping to teach the boy a little lesson in common sense, walked up to the boy and said, “I have been watching what you are doing, son. You have a good heart, and I know you mean well, but do you realize how many beaches there are around here and how many starfish are dying on every beach every day? Surely such an industrious and kind hearted boy such as yourself could find something better to do with your time. Do you really think that what you are doing is going to make a difference?”
The boy looked up at the man, and then he looked down at a starfish by his feet. He picked up the starfish, and as he gently tossed it back into the ocean, he said,
“It makes a difference to that one.”
New Beginnings strives to create
positive futures for our youth through
stable foster families and friends!