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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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Latest News

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Back-to-School Drive Success

September 13, 2016

On Saturday, August 20, over 900 backpacks were distributed to children and teens unable to afford basic school items this fall. Almost all of the families we serve live at or below the poverty level and even small things like … Continued

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Teen Wins Beautiful Necklace to Wear at Prom

June 1, 2016

We are so excited to announce Cherelyn as the winner of the 14kw diamond pendant necklace from our Prom Dress Giveaway event last month. The beautiful pendant was the perfect touch of sparkle to Cherelyn’s prom look! Click here to … Continued

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Upcoming Events

Jan
19
Thu
6:00 pm Volunteer Orientation – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Volunteer Orientation – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Jan 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn about the work that Olive Crest does and how you can make a difference as a volunteer.
Feb
13
Mon
5:00 am Family Resource Center Diaper Dr... @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Family Resource Center Diaper Dr... @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Feb 13 @ 5:00 am – Feb 28 @ 5:00 pm
Donate diapers during the Month of February to help serve our kids and families of Olive Crest.
Mar
6
Mon
8:00 am Sparkle and Share Prom Dress Eve...
Sparkle and Share Prom Dress Eve...
Mar 6 @ 8:00 am – Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm
We will be collecting prom dresses for our Olive Crest teens during the month of March. Visit any participating Robbins Brothers location to donate. Please contact Tyler Rodriguez for more information.
Mar
13
Mon
8:00 am Easter Basket Drive – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Easter Basket Drive – Los Angeles @ Olive Crest, Los Angeles
Mar 13 @ 8:00 am – Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm
We will be collecting gift cards, candy, books, and Easter baskets to give to the children and youth of Olive Crest during the month of March.