Glenhaven Youth Ranch provides hope and healing in a Christ-centered home for young men and women in need. We partner with families and others, equipping them with tools to help hurting children overcome the disappointments of their past.
We are licensed by the Department of Human Services to provide direct, long-term residential care for up to 30 youths. Our program consists of four Pillars that work
together to wholly nurture our teens:
HOME LIFE provides love and stability in a positive, structured, and supportive family home.
EDUCATION offers comprehensive, on-site academic advancement and vocational training.
WELLNESS provides opportunities for healing the wounds of their past and developing effective problem-solving skills for their future.
SPIRITUAL LIFE offers mentoring relationships where faith and love is exemplified.
Rather than addressing surface issues with temporary solutions, our professional team of staff and volunteers take a relational approach to meet each child’s unique needs. On average, a resident graduates after two years by reintegrating into a healthy family or transitioning into a hopeful adult life.
Admission to Glenhaven Youth Ranch is handled individually. Applicants must complete the Phase One and Phase Two Applications and submit all requested information before considerations of acceptance will occur. Phase Three of the application process is an interview by the intake team with the applicant and the parents or guardians.
Applicants will be considered between 8 to 18 years of age, with preference being given to ages 11 to 14 and whose families are willing to work as a part of the treatment team. Applicants should have an average or above average academic aptitude. Applicants with the following will not be considered:
Felony criminal record
Severe conduct or explosive disorder
Addiction to drugs or alcohol
Medical condition that would prevent participation in Ranch activities and programs
Glenhaven is funded entirely by the gracious support of voluntary contributions; there are no fees or tuition associated with the services we provide.
To get started, you may call our office at (501) 432-5339, or you may download the Phase One Application directly from this web page.
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Glenhaven relies on prayer and financial support from donors nationwide. Please intercede in prayer for the Ranch. Needs are published in our monthly newsletter. You may also contact us directly for the latest requests.
Since Glenhaven charges no fees or tuitions, the transformation that occurs in the lives of our children would not be possible without the financial support of caring individuals, just like you.
Individuals, groups, and mission teams are encouraged to contact us about volunteer opportunities.
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