Special K Ranch provides family oriented Christian homes, on a working ranch for adults who have developmental disabilities. Although unaffiliated, the program has a strong Christian emphasis in philosophy and practice.
Contributions are received from community service clubs, churches, individuals, and private and corporate foundations. It is the goal of the ranch to become as self-sufficient as possible through income from ranch production, i.e.; livestock, greenhouse and nursery, and garden produce sales.
Special K Ranch is located on 230 acres, 10 miles West of Park City and 8 miles East of Columbus, Montana. The property is bordered on the north by Interstate 90 and on the south by the Yellowstone River. It is accessible by taking the frontage road from either Park City or Columbus.
The ranch serves both men and women, ages 18 and older. The program is designed to serve people who may need to live within a supportive community all of their lives. It is not designed to deal with those individuals exhibiting extreme behavior, emotional disturbances, or criminal delinquency. Residents to be admitted must have the ability to manage primary self-help skills and to communicate basic needs.
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Save the Date!
Please join us on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, for our 29th Annual Fundraising Dinner. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Billings, Montana. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. for a silent auction and dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. Please don't miss this opportunity to enjoy fellowship with SKR residents and to learn more about current ranch activities. Details to follow!
December 2014 Newsletter
Thanks to all who attended our Open House on September 13! Residents, staff and guests enjoyed a beautiful day with great food, weather and fellowship.
August 2014 Newsletter
The December 2013 Newsletter is now available online.
August 2013 newsletter
Enjoy this video showing the results of an unparalleled act of kindness for the residents of Special K Ranch.
~musical credit to Natalie Merchant
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