Crittenton Services BLOG

Crittenton’s Wraparound Services Annual Pampering Event

Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Wraparound Services Program hosted the First Annual, “Looking Good, Feeling Good,” Event. The mission of this specialty event was to promote and encourage habits of wellness, increase awareness of available resources in the community for that can contribute to ones well-being, and inspire healthy choices in the home, ultimately leaving Crittenton Wraparound Services families looking and feeling good...

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Joyce Capelle, CEO, Crittenton Services for Children and Families
A Message From Our CEO: Strategy for the Future

One of the fundamental responsibilities of leadership is to assess challenges and opportunities for the agency. This planning process is often called SWOT Analysis: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. For Crittenton, that means trying to see ahead of the next curve in the road, to better meet the needs of our clients, and to stay relevant. Every three-four years, agency senior leadership submits recommendations for...

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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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