ADMISSION & RATES

Heartland Girls’ Ranch (HGR) is licensed by the Department of Corrections. HGR and is a Title IV E funded program for females ages 12-21.

HGR accepts referrals from county social workers and/or probation officers. Referrals typically include: Delinquency, CHIPS, Voluntary Placements, and Extended Juvenile Jurisdiction. 

HGR does accept residents who are known or suspected to be pregnant. HGR is unable to accept residents who are actively psychotic, actively suicidal, or who are a significant danger to themselves or others.  

Admission to the Heartland Girls’ Ranch may be initiated by contacting our Intake Coordinator, Kalyn Jacobsen-Herder at (320) 843-4815 or by emailing kalyn@heartlandgirlsranch.org.

During the initial discussion of placement, our intake coordinator will discuss with you the current needs and long- term goals  of placement and request background information, such as diagnostic assessments, reports from past placements, court documentation, etc. Once referral information is received, it will be screened by our Leadership Team for admission. A pre-placement interview may also be scheduled.