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Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches

It's easier to build boys and girls than to repair men and women.


The mission of the Ranches is to provide Christian, family-style residential homes for Alabama's at-risk children and youth in an atmosphere where they may grow spiritually and physically into productive, responsible, and happy adults.

"I am very thankful for the [Colbert County Girls Ranch] and all that they've done for me. It is just one big family - I love it! They have made me a better person by loving me as I am and allowing me to become the person they knew I was capable of becoming."  - C. 

"I'm thankful for the ranch because, even though I have graduated and moved away, the lessons I learned there and the new life I gained will stay with me forever."  - I.  

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Get Involved

Click Here to learn more about our upcoming events!


Charity Golf Tournaments

Whether you'd like to sponsor a hole or play the green, there's an opportunity for you to get involved at one of our tournaments!


Volunteer Opportunities

Whether you are volunteering as an individual or with a group, there are plenty of fun volunteer opportunities at our events and on the Ranches!


Dear Ranch Friends,

As the new school year begins, we are excited to see what is in store for our Ranchers. This past year, we had five high school graduates, five who started college, and will have four Ranchers set to graduate in May 2024. Many are going on to attend college, several were on honor roll and are participating in various sports and extracurricular activities. They are so eager for upcoming school events like football games, dances, and club meetings. We will continuously be updating you throughout the school year.


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