Success Stories

  • Dear Florence Crittenton Staff, Before I came here I was in a bad place in many different ways, most of which you all know about.  I was a very damaged person about to bring a baby into the world and I was very scared even if I never told anyone.  After I got here I […]

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  • I was just 13 when I got to the Crittenton Home.  Scared and all alone not knowing what really just happened to me.  It took a little bit to get used to.  After I started engaging myself in their programs, I realized what little I knew about having a kid…. let alone raising one at […]

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  • Before I arrived in the loving arms of the Florence Crittenton Home I was a hurting, scared little girl who was only a shadow of herself. I was only eight months clean from meth, which was my way of coping with the pain I was feeling. I received daily beatings with a bat which hurt… […]

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  • I ended up at Florence Crittenton as my last chance. I had been on probation but after what was my final mistake when I was 4 months pregnant, my Probation Officer found Florence Crittenton and proposed the idea to the judge and he agreed. I got to FCH still in rebel mode and to be […]

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  • The first weeks of learning about our teenage daughter’s pregnancy were filled with roiling emotions.  We felt shock, anger, betrayal, but most of all acute anxiety and dread for what the future might hold.  All paths seemed dangerous and full of uncertainty – the opposite of what one wishes when difficult decisions need to be […]

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  • There are a lot of reasons why I needed Florence Crittenton.  I was a pregnant teenager, but maybe that doesn’t tell you the whole story.  I made a lot of mistakes,  I had a lot of changes to make if I was going to be a healthy, loving mom to my daughter. Before I came […]

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  • Jeanna and Roberts Story: Before entering the Florence Crittenton Home, I was a young 14 year old girl who thought that life was normal. My mom had two jobs and five children and was struggling to make ends meet. My siblings and I would run the town while she was at work. Often we would […]

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