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

YBGR’s 60th year serving troubled Montana kids

Billings Gazette December 25th, 2017 Christmas for emotionally troubled youth served by Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch on campus, in foster homes, and even living at home, can be a lonely time. We want to give our heartfelt thanks to all our friends in the community who supported Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Foundation and Read More…

Swing Kidz dance to prevent suicide

          Swing Kidz dance group performers rehearse at Broadwater Elementary on Monday. Larry Mayer Gazette Staff Billings Gazette 11/29/17 by Jaci Webb They call themselves the Swing Kidz, a name that fits their dance style and personalities. The Billings dance company primarily performs West Coast Swing, but they also like to Read More…

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Testimonials

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

“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.”

“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!”

“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.”

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