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Parent Resources

There’s no manual for the challenges of parenting we all inevitably face. That's why Idaho Youth Ranch is here to help. Click below to browse a variety of resources we have develop to help support your parenting journey alongside your child's healing.

Does Your Child Need Help?

Understanding the mental health challenges your teen is facing is an important part of finding the best support options. Parents can find confidence and empowerment while improving their relationship with their child through their most difficult challenges.


More Than Therapy

Idaho Youth Ranch provides a variety of programs and services that will set your family up for success.

Respite Care: Hays House in Boise offers short-term respite care options to parents and youth ages 9 to17. 

Job Readiness: 8-week paid on-the-job training program designed to give young people the experience they need to succeed in the workforce.

Residential Care: Long-term care for teens who come with unique challenges of overcoming childhood trauma

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Why choose Idaho Youth Ranch?

Idaho Youth Ranch awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

Idaho Youth Ranch has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its outpatient counseling & therapy centers – including equine therapy, Hays House youth shelter, and adoptions program.

Organizations earn accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

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The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

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Since 1953, Idaho Youth Ranch has been a beacon of hope for struggling kids and their families. Many know our name, but few understand the wide variety of ways we serve young people.

Our approach is designed to meet young people where they are to nurture hope, healing, and resilience.