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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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Thank You for Helping Olive Crest Build Happy Families

August 16, 2017

Happy. Energetic. Outgoing. These are some of the words that come to mind when you first meet Tristan and Eli Struwe. They are bright-eyed boys who love each other, their parents, and fun outings like trips to Disneyland. And it’s obvious … Continued

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

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Upcoming Events

Feb
26
Mon
9:00 am Easter Basket Drive @ Olive Crest
Easter Basket Drive @ Olive Crest
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm
 
Mar
17
Sat
5:30 pm 18th Annual Gala Auction @ Hyatt Regency Bellevue
18th Annual Gala Auction @ Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Mar 17 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
More details to come.
6:00 pm St. Paddy’s Day Celebration – Or... @ Newport Beach Country Club
St. Paddy’s Day Celebration – Or... @ Newport Beach Country Club
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
St. Paddy's Day Celebration - Orange County @ Newport Beach Country Club | Newport Beach | California | United States
Tickets for this event have sold out. Please contact Diana Cheek for ticketing inquiries. diana-cheek@olivecrest.org | 714.543.5437, x1125 Olive Crest is celebrating St. Paddy’s Day this year by helping youth in need! Join us and our Honorary Chairman, the Legendary Ram’s … Continued