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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
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
Did you know that 2016 marks a very special moment in Florence Crittenton of Orange County’s history???
You don’t know…well let me be the first to tell you… this year marks our 50th Anniversary year!
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
Some years ago I was a teenage girl stuck in a cycle of recidivism and angry at the world for the response I received by the forces in place to protect at risk children and youth.
In 2006 it seemed that the normal response in California was to lock troubled youth away in juvenile detention centers – stripping them of material possessions and their identity, to be known only as files.… Read More
First comes Black Friday shopping for your family. Then a Cyber Monday splurge for yourself. And finally there is #GivingTuesday a day reserved for your favorite non-profit.
The holidays are finally upon us and at Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) we are busy coordinating a new holiday donation drive to benefit our foster youth!… Read More
As I’m driving into Orange County nothing seems familiar. Suddenly my heart feels heavy-I begin to recognize the area. I’m heading towards my old group home and I’m captured by feelings of nostalgia. I remember running down the street, stopping at the gas station, and picking up the payphone as a van abruptly stops in front of me.… Read More
June 17, 2015
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FULLERTON, Calif. – The California Arts Council announced the Muckenthaler Cultural Center will receive an award of $30,400 as part of its JUMP StArts grant program and $86,176 for two new Arts-in-Corrections program contracts.… Read More
For 17 years Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) has made a commitment to honor the agency’s employees for their commitment in helping to treat childhood trauma, and actively curtailing the cycles of child abuse and neglect within the Southern California communities we serve.… 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