Author: Martha Jasso

Crittenton Staffer Helps Deliver a Baby.
Crittenton Staffer Helps Deliver a Baby

Local non-profit employee helps a pregnant woman in distress deliver her newborn at Los Angeles County’s, Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court, the morning of February 4, 2014. “Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) is proud to have, Michele Fischer, on staff as a dedicated employee, who’s sincere sense of duty to help those in need is a trait that our agency appreciates and values,” said...

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Crittenton Honored for Helping Young Victims of Sex Trafficking

January 27, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Crittenton Services for Children and Families Martha Jasso, Director of Communications (714) 680-6008 mjasso@crittentonsocal.org Fullerton, Calif – After nearly five decades of providing services and assistance to Southern California youth that have experienced neglect, violence, and sexual exploitation Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) will be recognized by local leaders in a small and private ceremony on January 30, 2014. [caption id="attachment_2058" align="alignleft" width="300"] Artwork...

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Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month: Awareness To A Growing Problem

Special report by Fox 11 News Los Angeles on the issue of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking as reported by news anchor Araksya Karapetayan. This news segment features subject matter experts: Dr. Barbara Hernandez , Crittenton Services for Children and Families; Erin Runnion, The Joyful Child Foundation; and Tracy Webb, Cyber-Crime Attorney.   ...

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Crittenton's Public Policy and Advocacy Program
Taking a Stand Against Human Trafficking

The work Crittenton’s staff does on behalf of commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC) is a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week effort. But in January, National Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Month, we single out the final week to have a special celebration for survivors on our campus and honor the memory of those lost to “the life,” while sending a message of support...

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Crittenton Staff Enjoying the Holidays
The Holidays at Crittenton

This December brought about joy and cheer from the dedicated support base that delivers Christmas in a way that helps the children and families in our care “believe” in the possibilities of the New Year. From dedicated volunteers, to generous donors, to those unstoppable Christmas elves the magic of the holiday was evident in all corners of the Crittenton Services for Children and Families universe. We kicked...

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Lambda Theta Phi Alpha Iota Chapter
Lambda Theta Phi: How a College Fraternity Gives Back

The holidays are a time when family and friends get together to acknowledge how fortunate it is to have someone that cares at your side. The gifts, the food and merry cheer are a happy side note that is synonymous with this time of year. However, for some among us, celebrating the holidays is a concept foreign if there is no family, no food, and no...

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That’s a Wrap for Senior Santa’s

Residents of Morningside, the continuing care retirement community in Fullerton, Calif., wrapped nearly 200 Christmas presents recently for the children and families served by Crittenton Services for Children and Families in Fullerton as part of Crittenton’s annual Angel Tree holiday gift drive....

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Crittenton Staff are hard at work preparing for the annual Thanksgiving Celebration.
How Crittenton Gives Thanks

Thanksgiving at Crittenton is a special time of year for us as it serves as a reminder of what we are all about – serving those that need us the most. Despite jam-packed schedules of daily duties, paperwork, and job responsibilities Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) staff prepare and distribute food, meals, and tokens of appreciation to roughly 400 clients enrolled in various CSCF...

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