Author: Martha Jasso

Crittenton is Proud Sponsor of Summer Concerts in the Park 2021

When we say we are proud residents of the North Orange County community, we mean it! After a long year of staying socially distant due to the pandemic, Crittenton Services felt that it was once again time to rejoin and support the City of Fullerton's community events planned this year. As long as it continues to be safe, Crittenton plans on being a supportive community partner. This...

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Despite COVID19 Crittenton Interns Provided 10,000 Hours of Service!

It was a challenging task for most nonprofits to accommodate interns during the 2020 -2021 academic year. For those nonprofits that were able to safely offer students internships it was mostly done virtually or in a hybrid model of service. Despite the barriers to in person internships Crittenton Services is grateful to have had 10,000 hours of service completed by the graduate practicum students that joined...

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Crittenton Welcomes all Children, Youth and Families

I find myself wondering these days what, exactly, is it about us humans that makes it so easy for us to be afraid. We are terrified of anything that is different, or other, preferring instead the comfort of the familiar. The infamous horror writer, H.P. Lovecraft, wrote in one of his most famous essays, “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest...

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Crittenton Celebrates Pride Month

Every organization has a set of values, towards which we should strive each day. Here at Crittenton, there are a few I’d like to highlight:  “We believe that every child is entitled to healthy relationships and a loving family.” “We conduct ourselves with honor and decency, respecting the children and families we serve.” “We tend to our relationships with each other.” At first glance, these may seem fairly standard...

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Help foster youth feel safe, loved and that they belong. Become a foster parent today!

May is National Foster Care Awareness month, which means you are likely noticing news stories that paint foster care, and the youth living within this system, as “broken,” or “scary.” This is unfortunate, because the fostered youth I’ve known are anything but scary. The system can have its challenges, certainly, but it is full of people dedicated to providing stable and nurturing care for children...

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Your Mental Health Matters. Don’t Ever Forget That.

More than half of people with mental illness don’t receive the help they need. Let that sink in for a minute. Imagine if this statistic were true for those diagnosed with heart disease, or if a friend chose not to seek medical care for a broken leg. “Why,” we’d say, “That’s crazy!” And with one brief statement, we have become a part of the problem, protecting the status...

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A Message from Our CEO

I’ve been finding my way to Crittenton Services for the past twenty-five years. My career has taken me from Texas to the Pacific Northwest and now to Southern California. It has led me from the U.S. to international locales and back home again, proving time after time that the needs of children and their families are constant and common. Relationships can cause pain, but they...

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Crittenton Announces Arrival of New CEO

Fullerton, CA. - Crittenton Services welcomes new Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Greg Eubanks, as the newest member of the agency's executive team. Mr. Eubanks comes to Crittenton Services, a nationally accredited mental health services provider, with more than 25 years of experience in the child welfare and mental health fields as both a senior operating director and organizational leader for various nonprofits. He will be taking...

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Crittenton Welcomes New CEO

Crittenton Services is proud to announce the arrival of our new Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Greg Eubanks. Mr. Eubanks comes to Crittenton Services with more than 25 years of experience in the child welfare and mental health fields as both a senior operating director and organizational leader for various nonprofits. He will be taking over the day-to-day operation and strategic planning process of a $38 million...

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Shop for a Cause: 99 Cents Only Stores Partner with Crittenton

We are excited to announce Crittenton’s newest donor partnership with 99 Cents Only Stores in Fullerton, Calif.! This new fundraiser will take place from Thursday, March 25 to Saturday, March 27 at the 2450 E. Chapman Ave, Fullerton, Calif. 92831 store location. This partnership between the 99 Cents Only Stores and Crittenton Services was established to help the transitional age youth of Crittenton’s Stepping Stones program....

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