Crittenton Services BLOG

Bipartison Support for Ending the Sexual Exploitation of Children in California.
SB 982: Ending the Cycle of Sexual Exploitation

I’m honored to be working with Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe and a committed group of lawmakers on a bipartisan effort to end child sex trafficking in California. The legislative effort involves the work and cooperation of. Sen. Ted Lieu, Sen. Holly Mitchell, Sen. Jerry Hill, Sen. Marty Block, Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman and the human-rights group California Against Slavery. Some of this legislation –...

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Crittenton Staffer Helps Deliver a Baby.
Crittenton Staffer Helps Deliver a Baby

Local non-profit employee helps a pregnant woman in distress deliver her newborn at Los Angeles County’s, Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court, the morning of February 4, 2014. “Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) is proud to have, Michele Fischer, on staff as a dedicated employee, who’s sincere sense of duty to help those in need is a trait that our agency appreciates and values,” said...

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Crittenton's Public Policy and Advocacy Program
Taking a Stand Against Human Trafficking

The work Crittenton’s staff does on behalf of commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC) is a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week effort. But in January, National Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Month, we single out the final week to have a special celebration for survivors on our campus and honor the memory of those lost to “the life,” while sending a message of support...

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Crittenton Staff Enjoying the Holidays
The Holidays at Crittenton

This December brought about joy and cheer from the dedicated support base that delivers Christmas in a way that helps the children and families in our care “believe” in the possibilities of the New Year. From dedicated volunteers, to generous donors, to those unstoppable Christmas elves the magic of the holiday was evident in all corners of the Crittenton Services for Children and Families universe. We kicked...

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Lambda Theta Phi Alpha Iota Chapter
Lambda Theta Phi: How a College Fraternity Gives Back

The holidays are a time when family and friends get together to acknowledge how fortunate it is to have someone that cares at your side. The gifts, the food and merry cheer are a happy side note that is synonymous with this time of year. However, for some among us, celebrating the holidays is a concept foreign if there is no family, no food, and no...

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Crittenton Staff are hard at work preparing for the annual Thanksgiving Celebration.
How Crittenton Gives Thanks

Thanksgiving at Crittenton is a special time of year for us as it serves as a reminder of what we are all about – serving those that need us the most. Despite jam-packed schedules of daily duties, paperwork, and job responsibilities Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) staff prepare and distribute food, meals, and tokens of appreciation to roughly 400 clients enrolled in various CSCF...

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2013 Crittenton Volunteer Award Winners for Public Service.
Crittenton’s 2013 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Angelo’s & Vinci’s Ristorante in Fullerton, Calif. was the scene for the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Ceremony on October 26, 2013. Volunteers, loved ones, and award recipients gathered to enjoy a day of celebration, good food, and the spirit of volunteerism. “Whether they have been volunteers for forty years or four months, our volunteers are always filled with enthusiasm,” said...

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Crittenton 2013 Community for Kids Golf Tournament.
Crittenton’s 2013 Community for Kids Golf Tournament

Each year, like clockwork, Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) hosts the Community for Kids Golf Tournament and Winner Dinner benefitting children and families in need. The charity fundraiser was held at the Yorba Linda Country Club in Yorba Linda, Calif. on September 16, 2013, and once again the event location did not disappoint. This annual golf tournament helps support the services and programs CSCF...

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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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