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Rekindling HOPE for At Risk Youth – Since 1944

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Since 1944 The New Mexico Boys & Girls Ranch (“The Ranches”) has offered a unique combination of family-style living in a rural ranch environment.

The organization has evolved over the years from a single building, to include a large ranch south of Belen, NM that is home to struggling youth that promotes opportunity and meaningful help for struggling children and their families. Our multi-denominational Christian programs offer kids a safe place to live, a personalized plan to address their needs and goals, and individualized education and counseling. We offer families help through services such as crisis management, family counseling and parent skills training.

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The ranches changes lives

The Ranches has helped thousands of kids and teens develop essential skills, make lasting connections and giving them a second chance toward a better future.  

  • A safe place to learn, grow and develop
  • Supportive relationships with caring mentors 
  • Enriching programs, experiences and activities
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With the support of our generous Partners, The Ranches thanks them for helping us continue to “Rekindling HOPE for At Risk Youth”

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