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 800 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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News & Events

YBGR Host First Annual Spring Social

YBGR’s first annual Spring Social was held Friday, May 13th, at the Nutter Dining Hall. Kids in the residential treatment program miss a number of milestones in their young lives while getting needed treatment. The Spring Social was an opportunity for them to get dressed up, have a nice meal, practice social graces, and enjoy Read More…

YBGR Host A VIP Train the Trainer Event

In early August, YBGR hosted over 30 teachers, school resources officers, and community program staffers for a Violence Intervention and Prevention Response (VIP Response) Training class. These attendees became certified trainers in VIP and will be able to train others within their organizations to utilize these de-escalation techniques should a member of the populations they 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.”

“You have no idea how many times a day we think of you and thank God for you and all the staff at Yellowstone. Our son is a real joy to us now, and we know that the work you did with him is largely responsible.”

“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.”

“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!”

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