Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, a nonprofit organization, is trusted locally and nationally as a leader in the field of mental health care for children and their families.

Each day, YBGR’s employees work with close to 600 youth throughout Montana who struggle with controlling emotions and behaviors. YBGR has impacted more than 10,000 youth and their families since 1957 through Residential Services in Billings, Community Based Services throughout Montana, and the Yellowstone Academy in Billings.

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Gazette opinion: Save Montana kids’ mental health care

GAZETTE OPINION Gazette opinion: Save Montana kids’ mental health care Nov 5, 2017 Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch is caring for nearly 600 kids, but only 65 were living on the sprawling campus along 72nd Street West last week. The other children and teens receive YBGR’s help in their schools, their homes or foster homes. Read More…

Music therapy changing lives in Dillon

                Posted:  Oct 17, 2017 7:45 PM MDT <em class=”wnDate”>Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:45 PM EDT</em>Updated:  Oct 18, 2017 7:55 AM MDT By John Emeigh – MTN News   DILLON – “Go! Go, Bobby. Play, play, play your instrument, play, play, play,” Bethany Venekamp, Musical Therapist, sings to Read More…

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Testimonials

“It is a pleasure to find such gifted and caring people with whom I can comfortably place the responsibility of my child’s needs – mentally, physically and spiritually.”

“Admitting our son to Yellowstone was the hardest thing we’ve ever done. Our son being at Yellowstone allowed us to heal, and our son to receive the intensive therapy, structure and safety he needed.”

“I feel like my life is mine, and Yellowstone gave it back to me.”

“I would encourage any parent to reach out to YBGR.”

“I could not be where I am today without you and all the wonderful people working there. I miss my staff and counselors – the angels who helped me.”

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