Crittenton Services BLOG

Crittenton Acknowledges Global Trends Report

United Nations Releases Dire Statistics Impacting the Global Community For so many around the world the actualization of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as a sense of ‘normalcy’ is a mere phantom of a reality that will never come to pass. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has just released its Global Trends 2013 Report in June and the data...

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Crittenton Presents at School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego

Exploring the Unaccompanied Children Phenomena Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) has been invited by the Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego, to speak at their upcoming conference, “Protecting Children on the Border”, which will discuss the current phenomena of unaccompanied children, and to develop humane and effective strategies to this growing international concern. Joyce Capelle, Chief Executive Officer, CSCF is one of the featured experts...

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Ingrid Giron is a Crittenton Foster and Regugee Minor
Crittenton Foster Youth and Refugee Minor Suceeds Despite Obstacles

Recognizing World Refugee Day Each year, in the month of June, the United Nations invites supporters from around the world to celebrate World Refugee Day. June 20th was established by the United Nations Refugee Agency as World Refugee Day to honor the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. In response...

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Crittenton Action Alert: AB 2668 Support Parenting Foster Youth in California

Dear Support Base, Crittenton is asking for your voice to help us continue our work as one of the very few remaining mother-baby programs for foster youth in California. As a longtime leader in working with this group of young people, we are excited to invite you to come alongside us to advocate as the California state legislature considers bills that can provide significant help! Get Involved...

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Crittenton at CWLA’s 2014 National Advocacy Summit

“For me, ‘child welfare reform’ is not the same as ‘child welfare finance reform’ and I think to do one successfully, we have to include the other.” After three days in Washington, D.C. with a few dozen other child welfare professionals at the Child Welfare League of America’s Advocacy Summit, that sentiment from a senior Senate staffer stuck with me. It was never going to...

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Crittenton PR Students Get a Taste of Non-Profit Communications Strategy.
Metaphive PR Group Gets a Taste of Non-Profit

Our journey with Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) began when our student based Public Relations class at California State University, Fullerton required us to find a nonprofit organization to volunteer our time and skills. When we came across Crittenton, through our team lead Yasmin Mata, we felt an immediate connection to this non-profit's organizational mission. We strongly believe in their values and the right...

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Crittenton 2014 Annual Family Picnic
Growing Stronger Together: Crittenton’s Annual Family Picnic

Food, sunshine and a exhilarating game of kickball was what the children and families of the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Wraparound Program were treated to on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Rio San Gabriel Park in Downey Calif. More than 200 CSCF Wraparound clients and staff attended the Crittenton Annual Family Picnic style event. “This year’s event theme was entitled, “Dare to Grow”,...

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Crittenton’s Mystery Night Event Proceeds go Towards Helping Young Victims of Human Trafficking

A night of outlandish accusations and suspense filled intrigue was the overall atmosphere at this year’s Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Mystery Night fundraiser. The mystery “who done it” was a tough case to solve, but for all those that participated all the effort went to a good cause. As usual, the producer and director of the annual CSCF Mystery Night show, Kathy A....

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Crittenton Wraparound Staff Michele Fischer and Roxanne Mata holding Baby Beya Treece.
Crittenton Staffers are KNX 1070 AM Heroes of the Week

Back in February of this year, Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Wraparound Program team members, Michele Fischer and Roxanne Mata, were credited in helping a pregnant woman, Kameeke Treece, through an emergency delivery at the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court in Los Angeles County. Both women are long-time employees of CSCF, are proud Wraparound Services Parent Partners, and are highly skilled social services professionals...

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Anti-Human Trafficking Pledge
Crittenton Action Alert: SB 982 End the Demand for Human Trafficking

Dear Support Base, Crittenton is asking for you to help us tell Johns and Traffickers that our children are not for sale. Senator Bob Huff  has introduced SB 982 to increase penalties for predators who solicit minors for sex, and your support is vital to ensuring that we are successful in ending the demand that is the lifeblood of domestic minor sex trafficking. It's time for...

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