Author: Martha Jasso

Crittenton CEO Honored as a 2018 CSULB Distinguished Alumni

Fullerton, CA – Crittenton Services for Children and Families is proud to announce that the agency’s CEO, Joyce Capelle, has been honored by California State University, Long Beach as the 2018 Distinguished Alumni of the College of Health and Human Services. The CSULB Alumni Association coordinates this prestigious honor that is presented annually to CSULB alumni who have an exemplary record of distinction and success in...

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The Story of Cote
Cote’s Journey: A Young Mother’s Strength and Resiliency

Our Mother Mission Crittenton's Communications Department is excited to unveil, yet, another shining example of why our mission and the work you all collectively advocate for is critically important to continue to support. We are proud of our newest film documenting the incredible resiliency, courage and success of Cote Lucero a former client of our short-term residential treatment center. Cote was a teen mother that more than a...

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Mystery Night Dinner and Fundraiser
Join Us for Dinner!

Join Us for Dinner! Crittenton Services is proud to announce that Crittenton’s Mystery Night Fundraiser is back and is scheduled for Sunday, March 18, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The event is being sponsored and will be hosted at Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante located at 550 N. Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, CA. 92832. “It’s always a fun event to participate in and an easy way to get to...

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Southwest Conference Against Trafficking 2018

Southwest Conference Against Trafficking 2018 Information, Awareness, Education, Prevention, and Action Crittenton Services is proud to announce that we are honored to be co-hosting this year's SWCAT 2018 alongside our partners, National Women's Coalition Against Violence and Exploitation (NWCAVE) and the San Bernardino County Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE). The upcoming conference will be held on January 11-13, 2018 at the Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center in...

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Crittenton Holiday Gift Drive
Operation Angel Tree Needs Gift Cards!

Operation Angel Tree Needs Gift Cards! Each year Crittenton Services conducts a holiday gift drive known as The Angel Tree Program that collects holiday donations from October to early December. Last year alone individual donors, community partners, and corporate sponsors provided holiday gifts for more than 500 children and their families placed in Crittenton’s Short-Term Residential Treatment Center, Wraparound Family Services Program, Family Preservation Program, Outpatient Mental...

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Childrens Mental Health Matters
Children’s Mental Health Matters: Challenge Grant Helping Girls Cope with Trauma

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. For those supporters that care and strongly advocate for accessible and affordable children's mental health, for example, please remember that mental health, in general, is not necessarily talked about...

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Therapy Dog Toby
Meet the New Therapists Helping Teen’s Cope with Trauma

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. Most don't get hugs from their mothers when they are feeling sick or a kiss on their...

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Volunteers and Donors at the Heart of the Crittenton Services Mission

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...

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Joyce Capelle, CEO, Crittenton Services for Children and Families
Message from CEO: New Year Brings About Change

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. Among the other...

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Mystery Night 2017
Crittenton Mystery Night is Back!

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. The local dinner theater event that happened every March in North Orange County had lost its steam and was going to...

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