Mountain Meadow Youth Ranch
Mountain Meadow Youth Ranch is a behavior modification facility located in Trout Creek, Montana.
They have a link to Galena Ridge Wilderness Program on their homepage, which suggest that they receive teenagers from that wilderness program. The owners Joe & Marilyn Frields have previous worked for 20 Peaks Ranch, which also owns Galena Ridge Wilderness Program <Ref>Schools & Program Visits - Mar, 2002 - 20 Peaks Ranch</Ref>
The length of the program is not known.
They claim the use of the 12 step program. Other components of the program seem to be community service.
The detained teenagers attend Thompson Falls High School. They may also do Home Study or work in the Alternative Learning Center.
January 2009, it was announced that they have taken over operations from 20 Peaks Ranch <Ref>20 Peaks Changes Name to Mountain Meadow Youth Ranch And New Location, press-release on strugglingteens.com - industry marketing firm</Ref>. While the press-release states that the ranch is located in White Pine, the homepage continue to state that the program was located in Trout Creek. The number in the press release is shared with the wilderness program: Galena Ridge Wilderness Program
- Info: Program website
- Forum: The Teen Help Industry a subforum on the message board of Community Alliance For the Ethical Treatment of Youth (CAFETY)
- Forum: The Troubled Teen Industry a subforum on the message board of Fight Institutional Child Abuse Network (FICAN)
- Forum: CAFETY's facility list of over 1,200 programs , thread on the Fornits Home for Wayward Web Fora