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Child & Family Development

Our vibrant child care and preschool programs, with multiple locations, as well as our Family Resource Center, provide dedicated and much-needed support to children and families. Learn More


Child Welfare & Well-being

Our Transitional Therapeutic Home and Supervised Apartment Living programs provide a safe shelter for kids in foster care who are between homes or beginning to transition to the next phase in life. Learn More


Our History

What began as a refuge for unwed mothers and an adoption agency over 125 years ago, is now a robust organization that thrives on the advocacy for children and keeping families together. Learn More


Board of Directors

Crittenton is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors whose qualifications and decision-making help lead and grow our agency. Learn More


Our Staff

Our highly talented and experienced staff provide compassionate, person-centered, and dedicated care to all those we serve. Learn More



Want to support Crittenton’s mission and contribute to life-impacting projects? Learn how you can give back by donating today!




Design & Dine

Crittenton Center’s Annual Fundraiser showcases local designers, selfie stations, and great food for a great cause. It’s the biggest party of the year! Come join us! Learn More


Volunteer Opportunities

Want to make an impact on a child’s life through meaningful activities? Become a volunteer today! Learn More


Upcoming Events

Crittenton Center hosts an array of fun events for the whole family. Check out any upcoming educational, inspirational, and FUN activities we have in store for you! Learn More






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Community Partners of the Month- 2023

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Crittenton's own receives Child Care Worker of the Year

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Honoring former Board President, welcoming 2024

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Crittenton Center and Board of Directors bids farewell to Terri Curry

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Crittenton Center opening Childcare Center in Le Mars, IA.

Building Blocks Childcare & Preschool located at 601 12th Street SW in Le Mars, Iowa ...
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Tiny Homes Project: From Concept to Reality

Crittenton Center staff, Board of Directors, State Partners, project Architects and ...
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Help Make the Crittenton Center Kiddos' Christmas Merry and Bright

The Crittenton Center is seeking donations to help celebrate the Holidays with the ...
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Crittenton Center Receives Federal Grant to Support Children & Families Affected by Substance Use

Crittenton Center has received a grant from the Administration for Children and Families ...
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Crittenton Center’s New Logo & Rebranding

Crittenton Center has rebranded and launched its new logo to better represent its mission ...
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Crittenton Center Receives Federal Grant for Mental Health Training

Crittenton Center has received a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services, ...
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