Crittenton Services BLOG

Golfers at Crittenton's Charity Golf Tournament
Golfers Needed to Help Crittenton’s 50-Year-Old Mission

Golfers Needed to Help Crittenton’s 50-Year-Old Mission We cordially invite you to the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Annual ‘Community for Kids’ Golf Tournament, Dinner, and Auction being held at the picturesque Yorba Linda Country Club on Monday, September 19, 2016. Come join our support base, volunteers, and longtime friends as we golf in support of making trauma-informed mental health programming available to Crittenton youth in...

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Crittenton Stories of Resiliency: 50th Anniversary Video

Crittenton Stories of Resiliency: 50th Anniversary Video Crittenton's mission is more than a historical legacy, or the services made available to those that need them. It's about the youth and families that believe in us to help them through the healing process; it's about the employees that help our clients rebuild confidence in order to help them achieve their dreams; and it's about the loyal support...

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Joyce Capelle, CEO, Crittenton Services for Children and Families
Message from Crittenton’s CEO: 50th Anniversary Edition

Message From Crittenton's CEO: 50th Anniversary Edition I’ve been reflecting on the history of this agency. Fifty years. Many of those years have been spent navigating the numerous reforms and revolutions of child welfare, restorative justice, and mental health. Sometimes anticipating and being ahead of the curve, sometimes just going with the flow, sometimes forging our own unique path. And more often than not, getting it...

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Crittenton Reaches 50 Year Milestone of Healing Childhood Trauma

Crittenton's 50th Anniversary Celebration As a non-profit whose primary goals are to deliver trauma-informed mental health services and help rebuild resiliency in system-involved children, youth and families we are proud to continue this long standing legacy as we now enter our 50th year of service. This serves as a perfect moment to also mention that as we continue to celebrate Crittenton's golden anniversary their is still much...

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Celebrating National Volunteer Month at Crittenton

Volunteerism can serve a purpose to many people. For some, volunteering is a call of duty in order to help make the community a better place to live; for others volunteerism is an act of kindness and a way to help personally enrich one’s life; yet, for others volunteerism is how someone practices their faith by living a life of purpose. However one defines volunteerism what...

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The Crittenton Legacy: Celebrating Dr. Kate Waller Barrett’s Advocacy for Women and Girls

Every year we recognize a number of social issues that continue to need awareness in order to make a positive impact on the problem at hand. Whether it be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, or National Child Abuse Prevention Month, or Mental Health Awareness Month there is always a cause worthy of support. One of the fascinating things of rediscovering the National Crittenton Mission's history is reading...

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Crittenton Promotes Literacy with Help of Molina Foundation

March is National Reading Month and Crittenton Services for Children and Families is doing its part to help give the youth in our care get the opportunity to actively take part in improving their literacy skills through cultivating a love of books. Earlier this month, with the help of the Molina Foundation, Crittenton Services was selected and ultimately received a book grant that gifted nearly 2,000...

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Crittenton’s Mystery Night 2016 Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration

It was the most attended Mystery Night event in Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) history! Nearly 200 guests attended this year’s Mystery Night an event that is one of Crittenton’s most engaging fundraisers. Even the Crittenton staff managing the Mystery Night set-up was pleasantly surprised of our final attendance rate and the interest we got in attending the fundraiser from the local community. “Despite the...

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Community Partners Give Big During Crittenton’s 50th Anniversary Year

Only one word can really describe the feeling we got when it was announced late last year that our longtime partners, National Charity League Inc., Yorba Linda Chapter, had selected Crittenton Services for Children and Families to be their charity of choice during their 2016 Fashion Show. And that word was – Wow! Nearly 600 people from around Orange County, Calif. attended this February’s charity fashion...

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Digital Ambassadors Needed for Crittenton’s 50th Anniversary

Did you know that 2016 marks a very special moment in Florence Crittenton of Orange County’s history??? You don’t know…well let me be the first to tell you… this year marks our 50th Anniversary year! And we are excited to celebrate our mission’s history, our service track record, and getting the opportunity to thank all those that contribute to our brand reputation. Whether you are a longtime donor,...

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