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

Yellowstone Public Radio-Youth Advocates Team Up On Pilot Program

Youth Advocates Team Up On Pilot Program By KAYLA DESROCHES • 23 HOURS AGO   Young man works on homework CREDIT PAUL FISHER / FLICKR Three youth advocacy groups in Yellowstone County are pooling their resources. Tumbleweed, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County, and the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch are in the first few months Read More…

SMART Training

Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment (SMART): Starting at a young age, children learn to process their world through their senses.  They learn to regulate their emotions not only through their senses but their relationships and connections to those around them, most importantly their caregiver.  At YBGR we utilize a variety of evidenced-based treatment approaches for Read More…

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Testimonials

“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.”

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

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