July 1, 2021 UPDATE

New Beginnings continues to encourage all staff and youth to get fully vaccinated to reduce the risk from COVID-19. In response to Maine’s Governor lifting the state of emergency, we have updated our COVID-19 response policies: Youth may now eat and drink inside the...
Signs of Hope

Signs of Hope

Turning Destruction into Signs of Hope: Youth leaders help create and share beauty in challenging times. Under the spring stay-at-home order our agency headquarters and Drop-in Center (the Ann Geiger Center for New Beginnings at 134 College Street in Lewiston) was...
Marian’s Place dedicated

Marian’s Place dedicated

Same program, new name – Welcome to Marian’s Place! Watch the dedication video here On Aug. 5, 2020,the New Beginnings, Inc. Emergency Youth Shelter was re-named and dedicated as MARIAN’S PLACE in honor of former Shelter Director Marian Carney’s...

August 1, 2020 UPDATE

Our Youth Outreach Drop-in Center has added Friday hours! We’re continuing social distancing and health requirements (e.g. symptom check before entry, masks, sanitizing, etc.) and Drop-in is now open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:30-5 pm for 7 youth at a...