Emily’s Story

Before coming to Florence Crittenton, I was living in Big Timber, Montana.  I was struggling with staying in school, using drugs and spending time with people a lot older than me that were not a good influence.  I was living with my Grandma because my mom didn’t want...

Stephanie’s Story

I was 16 and pregnant when I was sent to Florence Crittenton 9 years ago.  I had had a really difficult childhood, my parents didn’t really care about me and I had been in several foster homes and group homes.  I ended up staying until my daughters 3rd birthday and...

Creeana’s Story

My story begins about 13 years ago. It was a normal spring day, and I had stayed home sick from school. Someone my family had trusted, someone I trusted, raped me in my home that day. Needless to say, things would never be the same for my family and I again. My mother...

A LETTER FROM JULIA

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 was...

AMANDA’S STORY

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...
MARY’S STORY

MARY’S STORY

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...