Press Releases

Florence Crittenton sells Harris St facility to Youth Dynamics

Florence Crittenton Home & Services Foundation is delighted to announce the sale of their facility at 901 North Harris St in Helena to Youth Dynamics, Inc. Florence Crittenton’s Residential, Community and Early Childhood Programs have been housed at the facility since 1995. The building was designed and purpose-built by the Foundation using HOME grant funds, […]

Youth Maternity Home Reopens

Florence Crittenton is delighted to announce that our Youth Maternity Home will be reopening in the October of 2023.  Due to staffing shortages related to Covid and the ensuing nationwide employee shortage, we made the difficult decision to temporarily close this program in November 2021.  Now, thankfully we are able to re-open and welcome women […]

Florence Crittenton Groundbreaking Ceremony

Florence Crittenton Family Services is delighted to announce they will be holding a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday June 28th 2023 at 2:30pm at their new campus at 3404 Cooney Drive, Helena. Florence Crittenton has been working closely with Slate Architecture, Dick Anderson Construction and engineering firms in Helena to clearly define the scope of the […]

Florence Crittenton Historical Presentation

Florence Crittenton Family Services is delighted to announce they will be hosting a historical presentation on Tuesday July 25th 2023 at 5.30 – 7pm the Myrna Loy. Local Historian Ellen Baumler, formerly with the Montana Historical Society, will deliver a fascinating presentation portraying the rich 125 year history of the Florence Crittenton Home in Helena. […]

Florence Crittenton thanks the community for record breaking Paint the Town PINK!

Florence Crittenton is delighted to announce a record-breaking Paint the Town PINK! The organization’s annual fundraiser was held on Saturday, February 11th at the Lewis & Clark Fairgrounds and grossed $400,580. The event, celebrating its 20th year, provided an opportunity to support Florence Crittenton’s life-changing programs for families with young children. Florence Crittenton is a […]

Florence Crittenton Receives $10,000 donation from General Distributing Company

Florence Crittenton Family Services is delighted to receive a $10,000 donation from General Distributing Company. General Distributing Company is a fourth-generation family-owned Montana business serving the needs of customers across Montana. The organization is involved in the industrial gas and welding supply business, beverage CO2, dry ice and medical gases and hard goods business.  General […]

National Day Without Childcare

Florence Crittenton Supports National Day Without Childcare The National and Montana Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) are launching a national “Day Without Childcare” on Monday, May 9th. The day is meant to recognize the incredible burden the lack of childcare creates for families, businesses, our children, and our communities. Childcare programs across […]

Florence Crittenton receives grant from the Sunderland Foundation

Florence Crittenton is delighted to announce they have received $450,000 in funding from the Sunderland Foundation. These funds represent an award received by Florence Crittenton to fund the renovation of the historic Cooney Property in Helena to turn it into the campus so critically needed in our community and state to meet the needs of […]

Florence Crittenton Family Services Launches Project Sunshine

Florence Crittenton is delighted to announce the launch of a Capital Campaign named Project Sunshine, to raise $4,500,000 to renovate the historic Cooney Property and transform it into a true campus for their programs serving young families in the Helena community and across the state of Montana. In December 2021, Florence Crittenton purchased the Cooney […]