Our purpose is to provide a safe, trusting environment to promote the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of children and adolescents. Cristo Rey Ranch provides opportunities for youth to develop self-esteem, healthy and meaningful relationships with others, and instill a desire to make a positive difference in the world around them.
The Cristo Rey Ranch, Inc., is dedicated to the holistic needs of children, adolescents, and their families.
Cristo Rey Ranch, Inc. will provide a model for developing children/adolescents who have behavioral or emotional needs. Staff will provide opportunities for children/adolescents to learn about the needs of the animals on the Ranch. As they learn to be responsible for caring for the animals, they may then be able to translate these lessons and skills to assist them in becoming responsible adults.
- Provide a safe environment for the children.
- Provide an atmostphere which enables the formation of healthy relationships with others.
- Help participants develop a positive self image.
- Nurture their spirituality and explore their personal relationship with God.
- To foster a sense of responsibility by assisting with caring for the various animals, birds etc. on the farm.