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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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Foster Family Picnic with Olive Crest!

September 13, 2016

We couldn’t think of a better way to close out the amazing summer we had here at Olive Crest than with a Foster Family Picnic. Our foster families joined as at Crossroads Spray Park in Bellevue to enjoy some “Under … Continued

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Olive Crest and Youth for Christ Team up to Help at Risk Children

July 12, 2016

TACOMA, Wash., July 12, 2016 — In an unprecedented move, Youth for Christ (YFC) in Tacoma has decided to shift its foster care and adoption services to Olive Crest Pacific Northwest. After Youth for Christ’s decision to focus its ministry … Continued

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Upcoming Events

Mar
3
Fri
9:00 am 2017 Refresh Conference – Washin... @ Overlake Christian Church
2017 Refresh Conference – Washin... @ Overlake Christian Church
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – Mar 4 @ 9:00 pm
2017 Refresh Conference - Washington @ Overlake Christian Church | Redmond | Washington | United States
Come join Olive Crest and more than a thousand people who truly get foster care. They get you. You don’t have to explain a thing. Come join us and be encouraged by amazing worship, fellowship, and teaching. Be equipped by … Continued
Mar
4
Sat
5:30 pm Color Their World Gala – Bellevue @ Hyatt Regency, Bellevue
Color Their World Gala – Bellevue @ Hyatt Regency, Bellevue
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Color Their World Gala - Bellevue @ Hyatt Regency, Bellevue | Bellevue | Washington | United States
Please join us for Olive Crest’s 17th Annual Spring Gala Auction to be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. This year, we will honor precious children throughout the Western Washington area in need of safe, loving homes … Continued
Apr
2
Sun
all-day Sleep Train Pajama Bowl – Washin... @ Tech City Bowl / Acme Bowl
Sleep Train Pajama Bowl – Washin... @ Tech City Bowl / Acme Bowl
Apr 2 all-day
Sleep Train Pajama Bowl - Washington @ Tech City Bowl / Acme Bowl
Bowl in your pajamas for kids in foster care! Grab some friends, co-workers and join Sleep Train while we bowl for the kids of Olive Crest. Teams compete for prizes for most donations raised and more! Bowling will take place … Continued
Jul
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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.