Crittenton in the News

Crittenton Partners with National Runaway Safeline for National Homeless and Runaway Youth Prevention Month

Crittenton works with youth and young adults who have experienced homelessness, foster care, and the juvenile justice systems at one point in their lives. Therefore, when we heard that the National Runaway Safeline needed partners to help spread awareness during National Homeless and Runaway Youth Prevention Month it was a no brainer to do our part and help. We proudly became one of National Runaway...

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Crittenton Salutes Local Foster Mom Honored by Congresswoman Karen Bass

It has been a whirlwind of activity this November as Crittenton honors a number of observations including National Adoption Month. We have a special place in our heart for foster and transitional age youth as our mission works closely with young people who are currently in or exiting the foster care system. Despite the sobering statistic that there are nearly 400,000 children and youth in America’s foster...

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#Give2Crittenton 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 Crittenton programs: the Short-Term Residential Treatment Center, the Family...

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Community Quinceañera Sponsorship Opportunities

In collaboration with various community organizations and donors, the Muckenthaler Cultural Center, once again is hosting the Annual Community Quinceañera. This year’s event is slated for Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Fullerton, CA. This community collaboration brings together the efforts and resources of a number of local businesses and nonprofit organizations in order to provide 25 local Quinceañeras with an evening of glitz, glamour, and a...

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Local Agency Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Children

The Daily Titan of California State University, Fullerton interviews the CEO, the Vice President, and Lucero Noyola a former client of Crittenton Services for Children and Families for an in-depth feature of the agency's 50 year mission. ...

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National Charity League Class has a Fashion Day

The National Charity League Inc., Yorba Linda Chapter selected Crittenton Services for Children and Families as their charity of choice for their 2016 charity fashion show. All proceeds the nearly reached $60,000 were donated to help fund educational and mental health programming at Crittenton....

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Public Safety and Youth Empowerment Symposium to Address Human Trafficking

Crittenton Services for Children and Families Public Policy and Advocacy Director, Jeanette Cheng, quoted in the Long Beach Post and discusses the importance of bringing awareness on the issue of Human Trafficking to the Long Beach, Calif. community. Crittenton was on of the YESS 2016 event sponsors....

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Art Classes Give At-Risk Students a New Outlook on Life

The Orange County Register covered the Crittenton Services for Children and Families and the Muckenthaler Cultural Center STEAM Program Partnership. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math and this program is designed to help system-involved youth build coping skills to regain control of their emotional well-being as it relates to psychological trauma. The partnership also assists youth with their high school graduation requirements....

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Crittenton Honored as the 2015 Most Committed Partner Award by CSU Fullerton Video

The CSU Fullerton Center for Internships and Community Engagement produced the 2015 "Most Committed Partner" award videos....

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New Field Placement Model with Crittenton Earns Award from CSU Fullerton for its “Teaching and Mentorship” Culture

SocialWorkHelper.com featured the "Most Committed Partner" recognition award given to Crittenton Services by the CSU Fullerton Center for Internships and Community Engagement and the CSU Fullerton Social Work Department. ...

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