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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
Volunteerism can serve a purpose to many people. For some, volunteering is a call of duty in order to help make the community a better place to live; for others volunteerism is an act of kindness and a way to help personally enrich one’s life; yet, for others volunteerism is how someone practices their faith by living a life of purpose.… Read More
Only one word can really describe the feeling we got when it was announced late last year that our longtime partners, National Charity League Inc., Yorba Linda Chapter, had selected Crittenton Services for Children and Families to be their charity of choice during their 2016 Fashion Show.… Read More
As the holidays wind down we are eternally grateful to all Crittenton Services for Children and Families volunteers, donors and partners for helping us make the holiday magic happen throughout our agency. It is because of you that our youth and families got to experience a hopeful Christmas.… Read More
Recently, the National Crittenton Foundation released an email blast that paid homage to one our founder’s, who in her own right, was a trailblazer in not just America’s child welfare movement but the women’s rights movement as well.… Read More
It’s official…you like us…you really like us!
So, this past December the Crittenton Services for Children and Families volunteers, donors, community partners and staff were busy keeping up with the holidays. They answered a call-to-action that made the holidays a little more enjoyable for children and youth that seldom see compassion.… Read More
Even in 100-degree heat the golfers that participated in our 17th Annual Community for Kids Golf Tournament and Winner Dinner managed to heat up the golf course all on their own, and most importantly all for a good cause.
For 47 years Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) has implemented nationally accredited and fully licensed programming that provides safe temporary housing for youth in residential treatment and foster care; that delivers family support services to children and families placed in community based programs; and that administers mental health treatment by emphasizing evidence-based practices that does not compromise on an individualized treatment approach.… Read More
Volunteers, community partners and staff come together at the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Residential Treatment Center for the Annual Day of Beauty on September, 5, 2014.
“It’s a yearly event that requires months of coordination between all parties involved to essentially create an opportunity for the local community and Crittenton youth to get to know each other and most importantly to learn from one another,” said Martha Jasso, Director of Communications, CSCF, “The young ladies placed in our care are juvenile justice or youth involved in the child welfare system.… Read More
Every year the members of Crittenton’s Felicia Auxiliary have dedicated their summers in coordinating and reviewing art projects that clients in Crittenton’s Residential Treatment Services Program produce.
The “I Have a Dream for My Future Contest” is an artistic competition that is designed to help the young teenage girls placed at Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) work through their various behavioral or mental health issues.… Read More