What We Do
Our mission is to promote health and hope for tomorrow's children by providing comprehensive health, educational and social services for single pregnant and non-pregnant adolescents, women and their families. Our services include: a safe place to live, counseling, medical and health care, parenting support, education services and vocational training, spiritual enrichment, nutrition education, early child development education, adoption support, maternity program for single pregnant adolescents and women, mother-infant residential foster care program, non-pregnant residential foster care program, aftercare services and alumnae events. IMPACT OF COVID-19 - SPECIFIC NEEDS: How We Are Impacted: To protect our residents and staff, Crittenton has restricted all visitors and volunteers. We are working to implement virtual visits and communication for our clients. In addition, we have issued a temporary halt on accepting all in-kind donations with the exception of the essential items listed below. How You Can Help: With the health and safety of our residents and staff at top of mind we continue to operate, providing our services to clients who might otherwise be homeless or separated from their child. Our greatest needs at the moment are funds to meet increased costs associated with pandemic precautions, and essential items that we have an ongoing need for: •Diapers & baby wipes •Toiletries •New twin sheet and comforters •New pillows •Hand sanitizer •Lysol wipes •Items ordered from our Amazon Wish List Your contribution of any amount right now will help us continue to provide our services in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the CDC, NCDHHS and OSHA.
- We offer 24/7 services 365 days a year and during FY20-21 we housed 76 girls, women and children for 5,746 days of care.
- We work to break intergenerational cycles of abuse, neglect, low education and promote steps toward self-sufficiency and healing from trauma.
- Since 1903, we have helped over 40,000 adolescents, women and children.
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