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...
ALI’S STORY

ALI’S STORY

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...

DANIELLE’S PARENTS’ STORY

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...

AMANDA’S STORY

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...

JEANNA & ROBERT’S STORY

Jeanna and Robert’s 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...