El Ranchito de Los Ninos

Mailing Address: PO Box 2400, Los Lunas, NM 87031
Additional Address:

2 Puesta del Sol
Los Lunas, NM 87031

County of Location: Valencia
Phone: (505) 565-4470
NTEE Code: P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

El Ranchito de los Ninos is a nonprofit children's home dedicated to keeping sibling groups together who might otherwise be separated in foster care. Children are raised as a family in a rural farm setting where they are taught responsibility and provided the best education possible as a means of breaking the cycle.

Primary Programs:

Long-term children's home for sibling groups as an alternative to foster care.

Other Programs:

Animal Care Program - children learn responsibility, oversight & emergency care for all animals on the property.
Cultural/Religion Program - provide resources and information to ensure all children have access to their faith of choice.
Education/Personal Development Program -ensures children have the best education, tutoring & resources possible.
Health/Well Being Program - menus reviewed by a dietician, children have individualized plans to address behaviorial issues with therapy as needed.
Resident Program - individualized plan for financial and social well-being.
Safety/Maintenance Program - staff training & procedures to ensure home is a nurturing & safe environnment.
Transition Program - prepares children for life beyond El Ranchito; driving, financial literacy, college preparation, job development skills, etc.,

Populations Served: Children and Youth
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $500,000 - $749,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

Amy Kindrick

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Direct Services


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