Ben Richey Family Program applicants are considered on an individual basis. Below you will find some considerations for entering the Family Program.
Only single mothers are eligible for placement in the Family Program. Mothers and their children will be considered without regard to race or religion. The single mother in need must be willing to set and achieve attainable goals that will allow her to live independently while raising her child or children.
The admission process for the Family Program includes first filling out our Application for Admission. Once that is completed, we will review it and, if we have an opening at the time, we will schedule an interview for the applicant. This will give us a chance to clarify questions we might have regarding the mother’s situation, as well as assess her level of motivation to work within the Program. This interview will also give the mother a chance to ask us questions about the Program.. Once the interview is complete and it appears that she is a candidate for the Program, we will complete a thorough background check. If that check returns to us without any significant issues, we will then schedule a time to complete admission paperwork and see the Family Program home.
For additional information on admission to the Family Program, please contact:
Ben Richey Boys Ranch is a nonprofit, Christian-based organization licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services as a 24-hour general residential operation, authorized to admit boys from 6 to 14 years of age. Ben Richey Boys Ranch and Family Program is a member of the Texas Coalition of Homes for Children and the Association of Christian Childcare Administrators.