Who We Are

Founded in 1957, The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches has been improving the lives of at-risk children through its seven Florida locations and comprehensive programs. The Sheriffs Youth Ranches is credited with helping more than 173,000 children and families in Florida.

The Youth Ranches is 96% donor funded–every gift from friends like you makes a difference in the life of a child in need!

Our Services

Residential Care

Summer Camp

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Special Events

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A Rancher on the Rise

Watch as Savannah tells her story about life before the Ranch, the growth she experienced, and her plans for the future.

To hear more Rancher stories, visit our media page.


Cooke Colts have hit the ground running!

We’re off to a great start this year at Donald Ralph Cooke School. Our Cognia-accredited private school offers customized learning plans and one-on-one attention to kids who need a little extra push in their education.
For information on enrollment and access to important school documents, click here to go to our Cooke School page!

Upcoming Events

Learn more about our summer camps!