• Nearly one million students will drop out before they graduate
  • 7,000 students drop out from school each day in our nation
  • The drop-out rate for Ohio is 20%
  • On any given day in Ohio, more than 3,200 children are waiting for adoptive families for permanent custody.
  • 91,000 children in Ohio are being raised by their grandparents.
  • 21,697 children were in ODJFS foster care placement in 2010.
  • 1,913 students suffered elements of depression
  • 956 students seriously considered suicide
  • 796 students made a suicide plan
  • 445 students attempted suicide

According to Jeremiah 29:11, we believe each student has a plan and a purpose for their life and we provide support along their journey, ONE STEP AT A TIME

Horses Helping People

REDEEM the past, RESTORE peace and RENEW hope for a brighter future, one step at a time

Residential Youth Ranch

SSR Girl's Group Home (1)

Stepping Stones Ranch supports the opportunity for life change offering equine assisted learning, individualized academic programs and life skills to help students develop their potential for a brighter future.
  • We are passionate about helping youth who may have personal, family or academic struggles.
  • We are a residential youth ranch offering students and their family experiential opportunities to learn, grow and work together towards healing their relationships.
  • We are focused on breaking the cycles of negative thoughts, feelings and behaviors by replacing them with positive, healthy life skills.
  • We are a faith-based 501c3 non-profit, offering healing and hope through the love of Jesus Christ.
  • We provide an Independent Living Skills program to help youth build on their strengths.
  • We offer the ability for students to do credit recovery and thrive academically.
  • We are licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services as a Group Home
  • We are a Title IV E provider
  • We also provide Equine Assisted Learning for non-residential youth, families and groups.
According to Jeremiah 29:11, we believe that each student has a plan and a purpose for their life and we provide support along their journey, one step at a time.