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Helen: A Life Transformed

October 29, 2015

Helen, 16, was referred to Olive Crest through probation. With tears in her eyes, Helen’s mom revealed that Helen’s suicidal tendencies were her biggest fear. At first, Helen was hesitant to accept any help—but her love for her family became … Continued

Jayana

Youth “Aging Out” of the Child Welfare System Defies the Odds, Transitions to Adulthood

Each year about 23,000 foster youth “age out” of the child welfare system in the United States when they turn 18. Most are seriously unprepared for life on their own. Frequently, they lack the most basic skills for living successfully … Continued

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Upcoming Events

Feb
10
Wed
2:00 pm Los Angeles – Tax Preparation Wo... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Los Angeles – Tax Preparation Wo... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Olive Crest is teaming up with H&R Block representatives to provide tax preparation assistance to Olive Crest families. For details please contact Carissa Cheung and click here.
Feb
11
Thu
6:00 pm Los Angeles – Foster/Kinship Car... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Los Angeles – Foster/Kinship Car... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rio Hondo College has partnered with Olive Crest to provide education classes for grandparents and care caregivers of foster youth. Classes are offered in English and Spanish. If you are interested in classes offered in Spanish, please contact Rio Hondo … Continued
Feb
12
Fri
6:00 pm Orange County – Foster Parent’s ... @ Olive Crest
Orange County – Foster Parent’s ... @ Olive Crest
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Help us provide our annual Valentine’s Day treat for Olive Crest foster parents, by volunteering to help provide a fun Star Wars themed night for children in foster care. With games, activities and lots more, you can help make a … Continued
Feb
17
Wed
5:30 pm Las Vegas – Angels for Angels Re... @ Horizon and Sunridge Heights Parkway
Las Vegas – Angels for Angels Re... @ Horizon and Sunridge Heights Parkway
Feb 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for appetizers and learn more about how you can get involved and become a part of our Angels for Angels volunteer team! Please RSVP by contacting Elaine Eells. Limited seating available!
Feb
19
Fri
2:00 pm Los Angeles – Financial Seminar
Los Angeles – Financial Seminar
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Are you in need of financial guidance? If this applies to you, please join Wells Fargo and Olive Crest at a financial seminar. Click here for more information. Pleas RSVP to … Continued
Feb
20
Sat
10:00 am Nevada – Wait No More @ Shadow Hills Church
Nevada – Wait No More @ Shadow Hills Church
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Have you been considering adoption through foster care or want to learn more about the process? We invite you to attend Wait No More on Saturday, February 20 at Shadow Hills Church in Las Vegas. Here Olive Crest has been … Continued
Feb
21
Sun
11:00 am Orange County – Sweetheart Brunch @ Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
Orange County – Sweetheart Brunch @ Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us to support the educational programs of Olive Crest at Town, Gown & Apron’s Sweetheart Brunch, featuring a sumptuous meal, silent and live auctions, opportunity drawing and a guest musical performance.
Feb
23
Tue
9:00 am Los Angeles – Easter Basket Drive @ Olive Crest
Los Angeles – Easter Basket Drive @ Olive Crest
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm
Los Angeles - Easter Basket Drive @ Olive Crest | Bellflower | California | United States
Please click here for age-appropriate labels for each Easter basket created.
Feb
24
Wed
9:00 am Los Angeles – Medical Insurance ... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Los Angeles – Medical Insurance ... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Olive Crest is teaming up with Wellness Los Angeles to provide low-cost medical insurance enrollments on the last Wednesday of every month. Please contact Carissa Cheung for more details and click here.
2:00 pm Los Angeles – Tax Preparation Wo... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Los Angeles – Tax Preparation Wo... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Olive Crest is teaming up with H&R Block representatives to provide tax preparation assistance to Olive Crest families. For details please contact Carissa Cheung and click here.