Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento

Reviewed by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation

$62,929 raised by 142 donors

79% complete

$80,000 Goal

The Children's Receiving Home was founded in 1944 through a cooperative effort of the Junior League of Sacramento and the Rotary Club of Sacramento. For 78 years, CRH has been a beacon of hope for the Sacramento region and other communities in California; providing compassionate care for children and youth in crisis who have nowhere else to turn. Our organization focuses on providing intensive mental health treatment services to traumatized and vulnerable kids, many of whom have had lengthy negative experiences with adults and others. Many of the kids and teens who have entered our doors have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, and other mental health challenges. Through innovative programs we cultivate resilience and self-sufficiency in the youth we serve, preparing them to lead healthy, productive lives. CRH serves about 1,000 children and families each year and served 13 California counties last fiscal year.

The agency continues to challenge ourselves to meet the evolving needs of children, families, and the community through new additions to our services including:

- Suicide Prevention Services on-site and in the community 

- Trauma-Informed Care Preschool for the very youngest survivors of abuse 

- Partial Hospitalization program providing hospital diversion and post-hospitalization mental health care

- Clinically-trained therapists with a robust understanding of loss, attachment, trauma, brain development, and

 knowledge of issues associated with adoption.

Giving Activity


The Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento is committed to positively impacting the lives of children, youth, and families affected by abuse, neglect, behavioral health issues, and trauma in California.

Our Vision: The Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento will be the premier agency in the nation for abused and neglected children and their families through comprehensive services, excellent leadership, highly skilled staff and community partnerships.


Monetary or gift card donations allow us the most flexibility to ensure we are meeting all our youths' needs.

Many of the youth who come to us require high levels of care, and every child has vastly different therapeutic needs. "Greatest Need" funding allows us to nimbly meet the needs of every youth under our care.

We regularly utilize art supplies (e.g., canvas, acrylic paints, easels, brushes, etc.) since all four of our programs practice art therapy. As well, we always need hygiene items including toothpaste, bar soap, body lotion and deodorant; dorm decor items and teen-friendly gifts.

You can as well contribute your time and talent to help us make a difference for at-risk youth and children in crisis. Volunteer opportunities are currently limited to events and campus improvement projects; to indicate interest in future opportunities email

Organization Data


Organization name

Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento

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Mission Category

Human Services

Operating Budget

$5,000,001-$10 million

Organization Need

Funding: Unrestricted, Funding: Program, Technology, Board Members, In-Kind Donations

Demographics Served

Youth & Children, Low-income individuals/families, LGBTQIA+

Counties Served

El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Yolo


3555 Auburn Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95821

Service areas

Sacramento County, CA, US

Placer County, CA, US

Yolo County, CA, US

El Dorado County, CA, US

Sonoma County, CA, US





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