Past Stories

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch residents and alumni share their experiences

Boys Ranch experts see potential, not problems

Boys Ranch experts see potential, not problems

Among the attributes that makes Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch such a unique therapeutic environment is our commitment to removing obstacles, real or imagined, to our children’s success. In part, that’s an outgrowth of our emphasis on child development and our campus-wide application of the Neurosequential Model. The NM, developed by clinician, researcher and psychiatrist Dr.…

Ben: A new life under construction

Ben: A new life under construction

“ Life is like this. Each day, you put one ornament on your tree in how you live. And, finally, you get to the end and you put the star on. That’s when you’re done, that’s when you’re complete. It was a striking contrast. The tall figure bent over the workbench, carefully placing the tiny…

Clayton: A lost sheep, found

Clayton: A lost sheep, found

“If it wasn’t for (Administrator of Admissions & Alumni Support Services) Kim Reeves or Boys Ranch, I don’t think I’d still be alive,” reflected Clayton. Now 35, Clayton was just 6 years old when he first came to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch. Having suffered physical and emotional abuse prior to coming to us, Clayton called…

Rayjne: Learning that you can always start over

Rayjne: Learning that you can always start over

“Growing up, I felt like no one loved me and they all wanted to judge me because I wasn’t with my real family,” Rayjne, 16, remembered. “I felt like I didn’t get the love that they got, having parents.” Removed from a home that saw more drug activity than familial love and compassion, Rayjne was…

Contact Us

600 SW 11th Ave.
Amarillo, TX
79101 - 3228

75-0808768

Federal Tax Identification Number
Click to verify BBB accreditation and to see a BBB report for Turn Center


Copyright © 2019 Cal Farley's Boys Ranch. All rights reserved.