Crittenton Services BLOG

Foster Care Month

One of the characteristics of mental health is knowing when to ask for help. This is us, asking. Most in our communities know Crittenton for services to pregnant and parenting youth.  You may know us for our shelter program, or for the mental health services we provide. The focus of this blog post, though, is foster care. And we know children and youth who need your...

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May Mental Health Awareness Month

According to NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Health), “One in five American adults experienced a mental health issue and one in 6 young people experienced a major depressive episode” but more than half of people with a mental health condition in the U.S. did not receive any treatment in the last year. Why do people still suffer in silence with mental health? This question challenges the...

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Child Abuse Prevention Month

The communities of Southern California are generous. You are compassionate, and you are dedicated to supporting children and families in our midst who need to know that they live in a place where they belong....

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March is Social Work Month

The communities of Southern California are generous. You are compassionate, and you are dedicated to supporting children and families in our midst who need to know that they live in a place where they belong....

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“Love Is” Giving Day

The communities of Southern California are generous. You are compassionate, and you are dedicated to supporting children and families in our midst who need to know that they live in a place where they belong....

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Year-End Giving: The Many Ways You Can Help Crittenton’s Youth and Families

The Long Beach Business Journal interviews Crittenton’s Vice President of Integrated Behavioral Health, Audrey Fisher-Price, about the impact the pandemic has had on mental health providers, and the increased need for mental health services and telehealth care options....

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New Partnership with CSU Fullerton Department of Social Work

Crittenton Services is proud to announce that we are 1 of 6 organizations selected to work with the CSUF Department of Social Work as an internship field site for Master of Social Work students over the next four years. The goals of this partnership are to alleviate the projected shortage of mental health care workers by 2028 and to help boost the number of behavioral...

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Food Truck Fundraiser Supports Crittenton this October

We are excited to have all of you join Crittenton’s Food Truck Fundraiser in partnership with Vegan Loba and the Night Owl in downtown Fullerton, Calif.! This event will take place on back-to-back Sunday’s, October 11 and October 17, 2021 at 200 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, Calif. 92832. The partnership between Vegan Loba, the Night Owl and Crittenton Services was in large part to help bring...

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Crittenton Earns ‘Change-Maker in Child Welfare’ Distinction from Human Rights Campaign

Crittenton Services is proud to announce that we are 1 of 40 child welfare organizations, nationwide, recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, All Children – All Families (ACAF) project, as an organization that has met their benchmarks for the “Solid Foundation for Inclusion” tier of recognition in all programming efforts agency wide. We are humbled to have earned the “You Are Welcome Here” seal...

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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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