School and Community Linked Mental Health Services

The first step to keeping a student’s well-being at the forefront is to support measures that help them learn how to cope with the stressors of family turmoil, trauma, mental health, or behavioral health issues.

Crittenton’s School and Community Linked Mental Health Services is known for its strength-based and team approach in order to help meet the identified and underlying needs of the children and families we serve. Our mission works to strengthen the relationship between students, their family members, and their community by creating plans that include both formal and informal supports to best facilitate health and well-being. We are also committed to building resiliency in order to empower every student and their family reach their own sense of advocacy as they navigate through their everyday life, their school environments, or places of employment.

When you partner with Crittenton Services for Children and Families rest assured that our services are individualized for every student and their respective family in order to emphasize personal growth milestones. Additionally, we offer intensive outpatient mental health and in-home based services to best fit the needs of not just our assigned client, but rather, the needs of the entire family. Our team of highly qualified therapists and mental health professionals can provide services delivered in the home, office location, school-linked environment, and linkages to additional support services in the community that can help maintain a positive quality of life.

Crittenton has offices in the following locations:

Rancho Dominguez/South Los Angeles

Long Beach




Who Are Our Clients

Primarily children and youth (4-18 years of age)

We also work with caregivers & the families of our assigned clients

Students enrolled in both K-12 and Higher Education

Have experienced complex traumas

May have serious emotional and behavioral issues

May also be abusing drugs and alcohol

May also have mental health issues

Services Provided

24/7 crisis intervention units

Case management

Family, group and individual therapy treatment options

Assessment, evaluation, and integrated treatment of trauma and/or co-occurring disorders

Linkages to additional support services within our agency and the local community

Intensive in-home and outpatient mental health services

Recovery, Resilience and Reintegration Services (RRR) for clients in need of additional and/or in-home mental health services after graduation from Wraparound Services.

Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) is available in our Rancho Dominguez office for parents of young children in need of additional supports and parenting skills training conducted by a therapist. (Toddlers 2-5 yrs.)

Contact Us

For questions about Crittenton’s School and Community Linked Mental Health Services please connect with us.

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*Please note that we primarily work with school districts and community colleges in the Los Angeles County area. However, we are open to working with other Southern California educational partners on a case-by-case basis. We are also open to meet Education Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) needs of eligible special education students and their families.  


*We are a California Department of Education certified nonpublic agency as we meet the requirements and legal standards for such a certification. As an approved NPA we are authorized to accept students placed by local educational agencies (LEAs) under California Education Code, Section 56366.


*Nonpublic Agency ID 9901975.


*We accept Medi-Cal but restrictions apply.


*Spanish language services are available.

Crittenton's team approach in working with school sites assists the students and his or her family in so many ways. They do AMAZING work with the most serious cases.

Patti Acevedo

Program Administrator, School Mental Health Services - Pomona Unified School District

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