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Give to Crittenton this Holiday Season!

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 located throughout Southern California that are using the services of the following programs: Crittenton’s Short-Term Residential Treatment Center, Wraparound Family Services,...

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Crittenton Youth Artwork Featured at Art Walk!

We are excited to have our local community support the artistic talent of Crittenton youth using the services of our Residential Treatment Center and of our Outpatient Mental Health Services Division. The Art Walk in Downtown Fullerton runs from on October 5, 2018 through the end of the month, and will feature original paintings (mostly pastels and acrylic) exclusively created for this event. All artwork will...

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Crittenton Believes in Bullying Prevention and Awareness!

In recent years public discourse and behavior in our schools, communities and online has become increasingly toxic, disrespectful and even hateful. Crittenton believes in promoting and advocating for inclusive and trauma-informed environments where all children and youth, regardless of who they are or where they come from, can grow up in a safe and supportive manner. October is National Bullying Prevention Month and our organization and...

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Crittenton Services Earns Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission!

Crittenton Services Earns Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission!  Crittenton Services is proud to announce that we have earned the Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission. This accreditation demonstrates Crittenton’s commitment to the integration and coordination of behavioral health care services and primary physical health services through a rigorous process of external validation by recognized experts in the field. “Crittenton Services has demonstrated its...

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Golfing with Purpose: Crittenton’s Annual Golf Tournament, Dinner and Auction

We cordially invite you to attend the annual Crittenton Classic, Dinner, and Auction being held at the picturesque Yorba Linda Country Club on Monday, September 17, 2018. Come join our support base, volunteers, and longtime friends as we take a swing into Fall and help raise funds for Crittenton’s trauma-informed children’s mental health programming. From helping former foster youth age out of system into a stable and...

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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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Crittenton CEO Recognized as Distinguished Alumni

Each November California State University, Long Beach invites members of the community to submit a nomination for the CSULB Distinguished Alumni Award on behalf of any graduate of CSULB that have an exemplary record of distinction and success in their chosen fields, have a proven record of impactful leadership and enduring service to their communities and society at-large, and have demonstrated pride and support for...

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Crittenton Employee Honored as an Orange County Leader

Earlier this month OC Human Relations, an Orange County nonprofit whose mission is to foster mutual understanding among residents, resolve conflict and pursue equality, honored the outstanding work of local individuals and groups at its Annual AWARDS 2018 Celebration and Fundraiser at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The event recognized six honorees among them Estera Borcsa, Clinical Director of Crittenton’s Wraparound Program from our Pomona...

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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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