Program

Mustard Seed Ranch

Address:
PO Box 956 San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693

Website: https://mustardseedranch.org

Gender: Male and Female
Age Range: 12 - 17

Phone: (949) 429-7235

Program type: In-patient - Group Homes, Outdoor Therapy, Ranches

Description:

Mustard Seed Ranch is a charitable nonprofit organization that provides equine assisted therapy and life-experience programs to abused and neglected youth in Southern California and Colorado. Mustard Seed Ranch fills a critical need for therapeutic programs that are often lacking in foster care and group home settings. We provide a safe and nurturing environment and caring treatment that is child centered, family focused, and community based.

About Program:

Cost Per Day: Less than $50

Financial assistance available: Yes

Average Length of Stay: Over 12 Months

Number of clients at facility: 11 - 20

Staff to Client Ratio: 1:3

Staff credentials:

Accredited school on site: No

Spiritual component: Yes

Christian programming: Yes

Family counseling available: Yes

Licensed within state: No

Services:

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