Skip to content

Our Mission

Olive Crest is dedicated to preventing child abuse, to treating and educating at-risk children, and to preserving the family . . . “One Life at a Time.”®

For over 40 years, Olive Crest has provided emergency and long term shelter and care for abused, vulnerable and neglected children. We help families in crisis. Our key focus is on child abuse prevention. We provide homes for children, teens and aged-out youth, adoption placement and support, educational support and services, independent life skills training and mentoring, counseling and mental health treatment, and family crisis intervention. Our vision is to ensure every child has a strong family, and our ultimate goal is to restore broken families. Every day Olive Crest, with the support of donors and caring community members serves 3,000 children and families in need.

Stay Informed Make a Difference Locations

Latest News

Dig News_Apr 2017_Roshaunda

Roshaunda’s Beautiful Future After Years of Heartbreak and Abuse

April 19, 2017

Roshaunda is bright, beautiful, caring, poised, articulate, and confident. She clearly has a lot going for her. Just weeks away from obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Childhood Development, Roshaunda plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Social Work. Ultimately, she … Continued

Print News_Lead Story Donations_Feb 2017

Meet the Amazing Woman Whose Love Changed 43 Young Lives Forever!

February 3, 2017

Over the last 18 years, Rozan Haynes has welcomed 43 children into her home. That’s not a misprint. Forty-three boys and girls have called her “Mom” and have been shaped into successful, productive adults through the loving care she provided. … Continued

View News

Upcoming Events

May
1
Mon
8:00 am Suitcase Drive @ Olive Crest
Suitcase Drive @ Olive Crest
May 1 @ 8:00 am – May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Suitcase Drive @ Olive Crest
No child or teen should carry their belongings in a trash bag. Help our children and youth transition toward permanency, family, and/or independence, by supplying them with a suitcase for their most treasured belongings. Drop off your new or like-new … Continued
May
20
Sat
9:00 am Pajama Bowl – Inland & Desert Co... @ Arlington Lanes
Pajama Bowl – Inland & Desert Co... @ Arlington Lanes
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pajama Bowl - Inland & Desert Communities @ Arlington Lanes | Riverside | California | United States
Join us as we bowl for a cause benefiting Olive Crest kids! Ticket Prices & Sponsorship Options Team of Five: $250 Strike Sponsorship: $2,500 Choose from two sessions (based on availability) 9:00am – 11:00am 1:00pm – 3:00pm Please contact Shelley … Continued
May
22
Mon
9:36 pm Hygiene Kit Drive – Las Vegas @ Olive Crest - Las Vegas
Hygiene Kit Drive – Las Vegas @ Olive Crest - Las Vegas
May 22 @ 9:36 pm – Jun 2 @ 10:36 pm
Help us collect hygiene kits for the families and youth of Olive Crest.
Jun
5
Mon
8:00 am Gift Card Drive – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Gift Card Drive – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am – Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm
We will be collecting various gift cards for Olive Crest children and families during the month of June.
9:30 am Tommy Bahama Golf Tournament – O... @ Monarch Beach Golf Club
Tommy Bahama Golf Tournament – O... @ Monarch Beach Golf Club
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tommy Bahama Golf Tournament - Orange County @ Monarch Beach Golf Club | Dana Point | California | United States
Join us for our 18th Annual Pacific Coast Classic. June 5th, 2017 | Monarch Beach Golf Links Benefitting the children and families of Olive Crest. Check-in: 9:30am Shot gun start: 11:30am Celebration Dinner: Tommy Bahama Restaurant, Newport Beach – 6:00pm Click … Continued
Jul
1
Sat
8:00 am North Sound Backpack Drive – Was... @ Olive Crest, North Sound
North Sound Backpack Drive – Was... @ Olive Crest, North Sound
Jul 1 @ 8:00 am – Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm
We will be collecting backpacks for Olive Crest kids during the months of July and August. More information to come.
9:34 pm Back to School Drive – Las Vegas @ Olive Crest - Las Vegas
Back to School Drive – Las Vegas @ Olive Crest - Las Vegas
Jul 1 @ 9:34 pm – Jul 31 @ 10:34 pm
We are collecting school supplies and fully loaded backpacks to distribute to our Olive Crest children before the new school year. Help make a difference in their education by preparing them for success!
Jul
10
Mon
8:00 am Back to School Backpack Drive – ... @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Back to School Backpack Drive – ... @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Jul 10 @ 8:00 am – Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm
We will be collecting backpacks and school supplies during the month of July to prepare our kids for a successful return back to school. Items can be dropped off at our Bellflower office in Los Angeles. Please contact Tyler Rodriguez … Continued
Jul
22
Sat
all-day 5th Annual FALEO Christmas in Ju...
5th Annual FALEO Christmas in Ju...
Jul 22 all-day
Law enforcement agencies provide a family fun day for our Olive Crest families.