Crittenton Services BLOG

Help Crittenton Build Resiliency After COVID-19

It is undeniable that COVID-19 has brought on a lot of struggles to organizations small and large all around the globe, but one thing that isn’t discussed in the media quite as much is the hardships America’s nonprofit, child welfare and social safety net systems are facing as well. As stay-at-home orders continue to stay in place for people’s health and safety, home may not be...

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Addressing Mental Health During COVID-19

The world continues to change by the moment in ways that are drastically unimaginable. The coronavirus pandemic that is spreading from nation to nation is not only scary due to the illness itself, but also the global fear of the unknown. These continued changes happening in society may result in additional stress or anxiety within you or somebody you may know. Mental health is something that...

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Register for Crittenton’s Mystery Night 2020!

Crittenton Services is excited to invite all of you to our Mystery Night fundraiser scheduled for Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. The event is being sponsored and will be hosted at Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante located at 550 N. Harbor Blvd. Fullerton, CA. 92832. “Those that have attended the event in previous years have mentioned that it’s such a great way to spend...

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End- of-Year Giving & New Year Resolutions!

It’s that time again when we start to plan our activities out for the following year and commit ourselves to worthy aspirational goals! The trick to finding success on any new journey is to start small so that you don’t overwhelm yourself. This in turn gives you a chance to maintain your momentum throughout the year in order to meet your goals. For those of you that...

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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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Christmas snowman sitting on a bench asking for Christmas donations.
#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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Help Trafficked Youth Get the Care They Deserve

Crittenton Services is proud to report that we have received a Challenge Grant opportunity from a long-time donor to match 1:1 up to $100,000 in order to support our InSight Program. The InSight Program provides intensive residential services to youth who have been sexually exploited or are at high risk of such exploitation. Long before “sex trafficking” became a well-known issue and subject to a movie-of-the-week...

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Crittenton Earns Human Rights Campaign Seal of Approval and Highlighted in All Children – All Families 2019 Report

Crittenton Services is proud to announce that we are 1 of 25 child welfare organizations, nationwide, recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, All Children – All Families (ACAF) project, as an organization that has met their benchmarks and has a proven “Solid Foundation for Inclusion” in all programming efforts agency-wide. We are humbled to have earned the “You Are Welcome Here” seal of approval! The...

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