Children’s Mental Health Matters: Challenge Grant Helping Girls Cope with Trauma
At a time when there are talks of deep budget cuts to health and human services at the federal level, organizations like Crittenton Services need your support more than ever.… Read More
Meet the New Therapists Helping Teen’s Cope with Trauma
Many of the teen girls using the services of our short-term residential center have felt unloved and abandoned. They don’t get the average teen experiences of sleepovers with their best friends or get to hang out at the mall with their buds.… Read More
Volunteers and Donors at the Heart of the Crittenton Services Mission
Every year in April, nonprofits, celebrate the importance and positive outcomes that volunteers contribute to community causes.
Whether you’re fighting the good fight for children’s causes, homelessness, or the environment a nonprofit’s mission would be unable to reach its peak of performance without someone like ‘you’ willing to contribute energy and talents to a social issue in need of support.… Read More
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