Message from CEO: New Year Brings About Change
Some changes we were anticipating, such as the California’s Continuum of Care Reform. Crittenton Services for Children and Families prepared well for changes that will take place to short-term residential care in the state, and we will continue to adapt as regulations are clarified and our agency partners add their own spin on these statewide requirements.… Read More
Crittenton Mystery Night is Back!
Last year’s Mystery Night event was the most attended Spring fundraiser Crittenton Services for Children and Families has had in a while. It was also somewhat bitter sweet as last year’s event was supposed to be an end of an era.… Read More
Attention Community Partners, Friends, and Advocates:
We are thrilled to have been nominated for the 104.3 MYfm Val’s Pals Charity Contest this year! But we need everyone’s help in order for the chance to win $20,000!
If the entire Crittenton network of supporters takes a couple of seconds to vote online from their computer or mobile phone (starting today) we may actually have a chance to win the contest!… Read More
Donate to Crittenton While Shopping Through Amazon
Ever wanted to give back to the community during the holidays but found yourself stretched too thin and exhausted? It happens. But did you know that one simple way to give back to a non-profit mission you care about is by simply doing something that is already a part of your holiday to-do list – gift shopping!… Read More
Adverse Childhood Experiences and System-Involved Youth
For those Crittenton Services supporters who don’t know, our agency in Orange County, CA., is part of an association of agencies across the country that share some tie to the Crittenton Movement of the 1880’s.… Read More
Help Crittenton Youth this Holiday Season!
Each year Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) conducts a holiday gift drive known as The Angel Tree Program that collects new in-kind donations from October to early December.
Last year alone individual donors, community partners, and corporate sponsors provided holiday gifts for more than 700 children and their families using the services of Crittenton’s Residential Treatment Center, Wraparound Family Services Program, Outpatient Mental Health Services Program, Family Preservation Program, Transitional Age Youth Program, and our Foster Care Program.… Read More
Crittenton Services for Children and Families is truly honored to have been selected as the Marshall B. Ketchum University 2016 V-Award recipient. This recognition bestowed upon us by one of our community partners holds special meaning as we continue to celebrate our 50th Anniversary milestone.… Read More
Golfers Needed to Help Crittenton’s 50-Year-Old Mission
We cordially invite you to the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Annual ‘Community for Kids’ Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Auction being held at the picturesque Yorba Linda Country Club on Monday, September 19, 2016.… Read More
Crittenton Stories of Resiliency: 50th Anniversary Video
Crittenton’s mission is more than a historical legacy, or the services made available to those that need them. It’s about the youth and families that believe in us to help them through the healing process; it’s about the employees that help our clients rebuild confidence in order to help them achieve their dreams; and it’s about the loyal support community partners have demonstrated in order to help empower our clients reach their full potential.… Read More
Message From Crittenton’s CEO: 50th Anniversary Edition
I’ve been reflecting on the history of this agency. Fifty years. Many of those years have been spent navigating the numerous reforms and revolutions of child welfare, restorative justice, and mental health. Sometimes anticipating and being ahead of the curve, sometimes just going with the flow, sometimes forging our own unique path.… Read More