The Joy Ranch team is so proud to introduce you to our Girls’ Houseparents, Gene and Bethany Collins! On any given morning, the Collins’ day starts before sunrise. They face a monumental task: getting eight girls up, ready, and fed and then off to... One struggle faced by our residents is the simple passage of time and what that does to a relationship that is primarily long-distance. Even with family. As time passes and the children come to be with us for an extended period of time phone calls home can become... Have you ever wondered what life as a Houseparent is like? House parenting is a unique role like no other, filled with joys, sorrows, and everything in between. One question that every houseparent is asked frequently tends to be: “So, what do you do as a... Congratulations to two of our beautiful girls, Miss Julia and Miss Hannah! Julia received the award for Most Improved 1st Nine Weeks!! She was chosen for this award because of her hard work and for going “the extra mile!” Hannah received two awards for... Thanks to the Henry Schein company, our kiddos got to enjoy an entire day of snow tubing at Winterplace Ski Resort in West Virginia! It may be cold out, but that does not stop us from having fun!