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.

News & Events

Halloween Tricks and Treats at YBGR Annual Harvest Party

By Morgan Tuss One step, two step, three step… Stop! Justin Bieber’s famous tunes cut short by the swift finger-press of the contest moderator, Vanessa Grossman. Pause! The kids halted to a hop and stumble, each landing on a numbered square. Eyes looked left and right and torsos wobbled as they waited for their fate. Read More…

“Eat for Change” at Chipotle to Support YBGR Youth

BILLINGS – Hey, are you hungry for lunch? Well, mark your calendars for Wednesday, Nov. 16 and “eat for change” to support Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch (YBGR) Foundation. By filling your hungry tummy, you can help fill the hunger for a full and happy Christmas for YBGR youth. Stop in to Chipotle, located at Read More…

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Testimonials

“I am writing on behalf of our family to express the appreciation for all the wonderful work Yellowstone has done. There are no words to express all the caring, guidance, love, and professional work and dedication that your staff has shown.”

“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.”

“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.”

“We are so grateful that we found YBGR and that our son has made such significant improvements in his behavior. We’re excited to have him come home!”

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