Our Why...

Happy Family

N.B.S.S. envisions a world where all families have a strong foundation of safety and security, no matter their socio-economic status. By providing access to resources, information, and support, we seek to empower and educate parents, engage communities, and uplift children in the hopes of improving everyday life and impacting a positive future for Las Vegas families. 

Vision

Mission

New Beginnings Support Services aims to empower families in developing and sustaining a strong foundation for children to grow and thrive by promoting  safety, good health practices ,and a  sense of well-being for children and parents.

Our Values

We believe in and practice honesty and integrity in every aspect of our programs and operations.

HONESTY

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INTEGRITY

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We celebrate diversity and embrace opportunities to learn from the perspective of others.

CELEBRATE DIVERSITY & LEARNING

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We do not seek to "save" our clients, but to provide resources and programming to empower families to be self-sufficient.

EMPORWERMENT

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SELF-SUFFICIENCY

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We understand the power of community care and the role of self-care in communal health. 

WELLNNESS

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WELL-BEING

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Our primary objective is to support families and the community. This is the driving force behind our decision-making.

FAMILY & COMMUNITY FIRST

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MARCELLA PATTERSON
FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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NEW BEGINNINGS SUPPORT SERVICES WAS FOUNDED IN MAY OF 2020 BY MS. MARCELLA PATTERSON, A PASADENA, CALIFORNIA NATIVE. UPON MOVING TO LAS VEGAS, NV IN 2009, MARCELLA RECOGNIZED MANY OF THE SAME CHALLENGES FACED BY FAMILIES IN HER HOMETOWN. BEING A BIRTH MOTHER AND A FOSTER MOTHER, MARCELLA UNDERSTOOD THE IMPORTANCE OF A SAFE AND STABLE HOME LIFE FOR CHILDREN TO THRIVE AND BEGAN ENGAGING COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO HELP PARENTS PROVIDE THAT FOUNDATION. MS. PATTERSON HAS A BS IN APPLIED MANAGEMENT, BUT HER HEART IS IN HELPING AND SUPPORTING OTHERS.  WITH OVER 20 YEARS WORKING WITH CHILDREN AS AN ADVOCATE, MENTOR, AND EDUCATOR, MARCELLA NOT ONLY ENJOYS HELPING FAMILIES AND SEEING THEM ACCOMPLISH THEIR GOALS, IT IS HER CALLING.

Jill Smith
CHIEF OPERATION OFFICER

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JILL SMITH BEGAN WORKING WITH NEW BEGINNINGS SUPPORT SERVICES IN FEBRUARY OF 2022. A NONPROFIT PROFESSIONAL WITH EXPERIENCE IN ALL ASPECTS OF RUNNING A NONPROFIT, JILL WAS NEW TO THE NEVADA COMMUNITY AND FOUND NBSS AS SHE PURSUED VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN HER NEW RESIDENT STATE. AFTER LEARNING ABOUT ALL OF THE AMAZING WORK MS. PATTERSON HAD DONE IN HER SHORT TIME IN LAS VEGAS, JILL IMMEDIATELY KNEW THAT NBSS WAS THE ORGANIZATION WHERE SHE COULD HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT AND USE ALL OF THE EXPERTISE, SHE HAD GARNERED OVER HER 15 YEAR CAREER IN THE SECTOR. MAKING LIFE BETTER FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERS THROUGH THE ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES AND EMPOWERMENT ARE JILL'S LIFE MISSION, AND SHE IS EXCITED TO DO THIS WORK WITH NEW BEGINNINGS.