Crittenton Services BLOG

Crittenton's Day of Beauty
Crittenton’s Annual Day of Beauty Event

The Annual Day of Beauty Event was held at the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Residential Services Treatment Center on September 7, 2013. Each year an army of dedicated CSCF volunteers, community partners and long-time supporters create a day of empowerment and encouragement for CSCF Residential Services clients in need of mentorship and guidance. “This yearly event has been established to focus on empowering young...

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Crittenton Summer Olympics
Crittenton’s Annual Summer Olympics

Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Annual Summer Olympics were held on August 7, 2013. Nearly 100 CSCF Residential Services clients and staff attended this yearly summer athletic tradition. The Crittenton Olympics continues to showcase the athleticism and work ethic of CSCF Residential Services clients. Since the summer of 2000 the Crittenton Olympic event has brought CSCF clients, staff and community partners together in order...

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Crittenton Back to School Event
2013 Wraparound Services Back- to-School Event

More than 100 Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) clients from Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties participated in the CSCF Wraparound Services Program's Annual Back- to-School Event on August 3, 2013. Historically, the children that CSCF serves have come from low-income families and oftentimes are struggling with behavior and mental health issues. In addition to these factors, CSCF also has a large number of...

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Eliana Rosen, Crittenton Public Policy Intern, helping out on a site visit from Congressman Ed Royce's team.
Meet Eliana: Crittenton’s Public Policy Intern

Just as I could only imagine how most other college students would feel upon starting their first internship; I too was relatively clueless to what I would encounter as an intern for Crittenton. On its own merit, interning for a non-profit child welfare agency provides its own unique experience. However, I say with full confidence that the knowledge and skills I gained at Crittenton is unparallel...

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Leadership Fullerton 2012-2013 Fellows.
2013 Leadership Fullerton Fellows include Crittenton Staff

The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce’s second Leadership Fullerton class celebrated the completion of a ten-month leadership program with a commencement ceremony at the Fullerton Public Library on June 27, 2013. Leadership Fullerton is a program that provides City of Fullerton professionals with a unique opportunity to connect and better understand the local community with a focus on business and governance. This year’s graduate class had a total...

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Wrap Around Event 2013
Wraparound Services Annual Family Picnic

More than 200 Crittenton Services for Children and Families clients and their families from the Los Angeles County area participated in the Wraparound Services Department's Annual Family Picnic at Cerritos Regional Park on June 15, 2013. The goal of the picnic is to promote family unity and to teach Crittenton clients and their families that they can spend quality time together without having to spend a lot...

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Crittenton Residential Services Staff attending the LA County's Probation Department: 21st Annual Success is your Future Awards Banquet.
Success is our Future Awards Banquet

Crittenton Services for Children and Families staff and residential clients were invited to attend the Los Angeles County Probation's Department: 21st Annual Success is our Future Awards Banquet on May 16, 2013. Crittenton's graduating class of 2013 consisted of six female clients that were honored and recognized at the annual academic and talent achievement event. Among the recognition given to Crittenton clients at the awards ceremony...

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Crittenton CEO, Joyce Capelle, blogging from her desk.
Welcome and Thanks for the Support

In the years I have been at Crittenton, I have learned that we are more than our programs, services, or locations. WE are a diverse group of ideas, opinions, skills, talents and dreams. As the government agencies we contract with demand more accountability – and rightly so – I don’t want to lose sight of the power of one staff in the moment with one...

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