Promising futures, one kid at a time.
Idaho Youth Ranch is a non-profit 501(c)(3) agency that offers emergency shelter, residential care, youth and family therapy, job readiness training, adoption services, and more for kids and their families. We also operate a network of thrift stores that help fund our youth programs and services.
Idaho Youth Ranch provides jobs for more than 400 Idahoans in communities across the state who staff our program operations, thrift stores, offices, and distribution centers.
67 Years of Changing Lives
Since 1953, Idaho Youth Ranch has been a beacon of hope for struggling kids and families.
Many know our name, but few understand the wide variety of ways we serve young people.
Behind the scenes at the Idaho Youth Ranch, there’s a remarkable executive staff and board of directors—backed by a team of more than 400 employees statewide—with the passion, vision,
We unite for Idaho's youth by providing accessible programs and services that nurture hope, healing, and resilience.
When it comes to building a better future for Idaho kids, we understand the power of joining forces. So we put together innovative partnerships with one goal in mind: making it work. For kids. For families. For one interconnected community.
The Idaho Youth Ranch issues an annual report to outline the initiatives, accomplishments, and success stories collected over the course of each fiscal year. From the latest numbers to the newest developments, here's where you'll get an in-depth look at how we're making your donations count.