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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.

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Disney Magic at the Happiest Place on Earth!

June 5, 2017

Every year, Olive Crest hosts its incredible foster and adoptive families on a trip to the Happiest Place on Earth: Disneyland! Disney is known for creating magical memories that last a lifetime, and this year at our annual foster/adopt trip, they … Continued

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

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Upcoming Events

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, Long Beach, or Glendale offices. Please see our … Continued
Jul
13
Thu
11:00 am 11th Annual Education for Every ... @ Richard Nixon Library
11th Annual Education for Every ... @ Richard Nixon Library
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11th Annual Education for Every Child Luncheon - Orange County @ Richard Nixon Library | Yorba Linda | California | United States
Join us for our 11th annual Education for Every Child Luncheon, as we partner together to combat child abuse and ensure that every child receives the tools and education needed for success. Click here for more information and to purchase … Continued
Aug
19
Sat
6:30 pm Jazz on the Lawn – Inland & Dese... @ Burrage Mansion
Jazz on the Lawn – Inland & Dese... @ Burrage Mansion
Aug 19 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for an evening of Jazz on the lawn, featuring The Vaughn Fahie Jazz Ensemble. At the Burrage Mansion in Redlands, California. 1205 W. Crescent Ave. Redlands, CA 92373 Doors open: 5:30pm Concert: 6:30pm – 9:00pm Proceeds from this … Continued
Aug
28
Mon
8:00 am Olive Crest Invitational Golf To... @ Golf Club at Newcastle
Olive Crest Invitational Golf To... @ Golf Club at Newcastle
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Olive Crest Invitational Golf Tournament - Washington @ Golf Club at Newcastle | Newcastle | Washington | United States
Join us for our 2017 Pacific Northwest Olive Crest Golf Tournament! August 28th, 2017 | 8:00am Registration | 9:00am Shotgun Start at the Newcastle Golf Club 15500 Six Penny Lane, Newcastle, WA 98059 Benefiting the children and families of Olive … Continued
Sep
1
Fri
8:00 am Hygiene Kit Drive – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Hygiene Kit Drive – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
We will be collecting hygiene kits for the children and families of Olive Crest during the month of September. Please contact Tyler Rodriguez for more information.