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Your support changes lives, today and for generations to come.

“We have to ensure that this generation of babies, young children, and young families come out of this time of pandemic healthy and resilient – that we don’t have a damaged generation. Secure Beginnings is the lifeline for that. Investing in young families right now is investing in our future in a completely direct way. That’s why we give.”
– Caryn Bosson, Donor

Your partnership is vital to meet the needs of families with children ages 0-5 as they navigate parenting through the pandemic. Our Free Diaper Bank has experienced unprecedented need, serving over 200 children per month since COVID-19. Our supportive programming also includes counseling, 1:1 parent consultations, online classes and workshops, a curated library of parenting resources in Spanish and English, Latino parent support, breastfeeding and first feeding care line, and support for young parents.

Your donation is an investment in the long-term wellbeing of our community. 

To donate via check, please mail your donation to us at Secure Beginnings, PO Box 285, Ojai, CA 93024.

Double your impact: Ask your employer to provide matching funds to bring even more vital support to families. 

“Less stress – I’m more relaxed – more available to my baby and toddler.”

“I had no idea the challenges that were to come with breastfeeding and my daughter’s medical needs – my volunteer saved me.”

“I felt more able to bond with my son.”

Your gift directly impacts families through our portfolio of programs that nurture secure attachment. We serve families regardless of their ability to pay.

Redesigned to meet social distancing guidelines. Trained volunteers providing support for new parents, reducing isolation and supporting infant-parent wellbeing including postpartum mood adjustment disorders through early intervention and referral

Individual parenting guidance from experts specializing in child development and early family life

Classes, workshops and parent education groups, expanded to support early literacy through a curated library of songs and stories delivered online in English and Spanish, focused on supporting emotional regulation, narrating children’s experiences, and supporting stages of development and early attachment

Specialized network of therapists trained in early childhood development, secure attachment, early relationships, and postpartum mood adjustment disorders

Twice-monthly diaper bank providing free diapers and wipes to families in need

Care line offering support from a lactation and early feedings specialist

Our new parent education and leadership program for Latino families filled to capacity. We continue to grow bicultural/bilingual staff throughout our programming to better meet the needs of Latino families, in addition to our Latino parent support phone line

Supporting young parents though peer mentorship, 1:1 outreach, and direct access to all our programming