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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


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

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.
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
8:00 am Olive Crest North Sounds Be The ...
Olive Crest North Sounds Be The ...
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm
Give our kids their wish for Christmas by purchasing something special for them that is on their specific wish list. MORE INFORMATION TO COME
5:00 pm 4th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes B... @ TBD
4th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes B... @ TBD
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This amazing event targets 400 women with vendor marketplace, wine tasting, silent auction, live auction and a fashion show. MORE DETAILS TO COME
all-day Orphan Sunday – Washington @ Various Locations
Orphan Sunday – Washington @ Various Locations
Nov 12 all-day
Olive Crest staff and advocates in our community will raise awareness about foster care at various church locations. MORE INFORMATION TO COME