Crittenton Services BLOG

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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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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2013 Crittenton Volunteer Award Winners for Public Service.
Crittenton’s 2013 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

Angelo’s & Vinci’s Ristorante in Fullerton, Calif. was the scene for the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Ceremony on October 26, 2013. Volunteers, loved ones, and award recipients gathered to enjoy a day of celebration, good food, and the spirit of volunteerism. “Whether they have been volunteers for forty years or four months, our volunteers are always filled with enthusiasm,” said...

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Crittenton 2013 Community for Kids Golf Tournament.
Crittenton’s 2013 Community for Kids Golf Tournament

Each year, like clockwork, Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) hosts the Community for Kids Golf Tournament and Winner Dinner benefitting children and families in need. The charity fundraiser was held at the Yorba Linda Country Club in Yorba Linda, Calif. on September 16, 2013, and once again the event location did not disappoint. This annual golf tournament helps support the services and programs CSCF...

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Crittenton's Day of Beauty
Crittenton’s Annual Day of Beauty Event

The Annual Day of Beauty Event was held at the Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Residential Services Treatment Center on September 7, 2013. Each year an army of dedicated CSCF volunteers, community partners and long-time supporters create a day of empowerment and encouragement for CSCF Residential Services clients in need of mentorship and guidance. “This yearly event has been established to focus on empowering young...

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Crittenton Summer Olympics
Crittenton’s Annual Summer Olympics

Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) Annual Summer Olympics were held on August 7, 2013. Nearly 100 CSCF Residential Services clients and staff attended this yearly summer athletic tradition. The Crittenton Olympics continues to showcase the athleticism and work ethic of CSCF Residential Services clients. Since the summer of 2000 the Crittenton Olympic event has brought CSCF clients, staff and community partners together in order...

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Crittenton Back to School Event
2013 Wraparound Services Back- to-School Event

More than 100 Crittenton Services for Children and Families (CSCF) clients from Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties participated in the CSCF Wraparound Services Program's Annual Back- to-School Event on August 3, 2013. Historically, the children that CSCF serves have come from low-income families and oftentimes are struggling with behavior and mental health issues. In addition to these factors, CSCF also has a large number of...

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Eliana Rosen, Crittenton Public Policy Intern, helping out on a site visit from Congressman Ed Royce's team.
Meet Eliana: Crittenton’s Public Policy Intern

Just as I could only imagine how most other college students would feel upon starting their first internship; I too was relatively clueless to what I would encounter as an intern for Crittenton. On its own merit, interning for a non-profit child welfare agency provides its own unique experience. However, I say with full confidence that the knowledge and skills I gained at Crittenton is unparallel...

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Leadership Fullerton 2012-2013 Fellows.
2013 Leadership Fullerton Fellows include Crittenton Staff

The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce’s second Leadership Fullerton class celebrated the completion of a ten-month leadership program with a commencement ceremony at the Fullerton Public Library on June 27, 2013. Leadership Fullerton is a program that provides City of Fullerton professionals with a unique opportunity to connect and better understand the local community with a focus on business and governance. This year’s graduate class had a total...

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