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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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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

Dec
7
Wed
5:00 pm Los Angeles – Grandparents as Pa... @ Olive Crest
Los Angeles – Grandparents as Pa... @ Olive Crest
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grandparents as Parents inc. is partnering with Olive Crest to facilitate support groups for relative caregivers! Please contact Carissa Cheung with any questions. Click here for a flyer!
Dec
14
Wed
9:00 am Los Angeles – Medical Insurance ... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Los Angeles – Medical Insurance ... @ Olive Crest Family Resource Center
Dec 14 @ 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.
5:00 pm Los Angeles – Grandparents as Pa... @ Olive Crest
Los Angeles – Grandparents as Pa... @ Olive Crest
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grandparents as Parents inc. is partnering with Olive Crest to facilitate support groups for relative caregivers! Please contact Carissa Cheung with any questions. Click here for a flyer!
Dec
21
Wed
5:00 pm Los Angeles – Grandparents as Pa... @ Olive Crest
Los Angeles – Grandparents as Pa... @ Olive Crest
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Grandparents as Parents inc. is partnering with Olive Crest to facilitate support groups for relative caregivers! Please contact Carissa Cheung with any questions. Click here for a flyer!