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Real help for Idaho kids.

Whatever you’re up against, you don’t have to face it alone. The Idaho Youth Ranch has the flexibility and resources to offer exactly the kind of help each individual kid needs, because every situation is different, and so is every kid. Thanks to our interconnected network of programs and services and our community partners, we can cast a wide safety net, so kids and their families won't fall through the cracks. 

The Latest from IYR.

Look Who’s Going to College, Thanks to IYR Scholarships

Every year the Idaho Youth Ranch has the honor of awarding scholarships to graduates from our various programs to attend universities, colleges, or vocational/trade schools. Their application essays and...

Blog Post

The Powerful Impact of Domestic Violence on Children

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an opportunity to shine a light on a problem that too often hides unacknowledged in the shadows. And the impact on children is huge,...

Middleton Kids Week Helps Kids Help Other Kids

When we opened our new IYR thrift store in Middleton in June 2013, we launched an annual community support program called “Middleton Kids Week.” Every day during the...

Nathan’s Story: A Father Looks Back on His Time at IYR

If you've seen the Summer 2015 issue of our Maverick newsletter, you'll remember a short article about Nathan McEwen, who is an IYR graduate and whose teenage son is...