Access Services

Our Admissions Team is available to answer all of your questions. 

At Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch, we process all referrals using the Universal Application developed by the North Dakota Department of Child and Family Services.

Our Admissions Team is available to answer your questions

A fully completed application will assist us in evaluating your child’s treatment needs, allowing us to move through the admissions process faster.

Documents generally requested include the following (some do not apply to all referrals):

  • School documents (Individual Education Plan (IEP), 504, grades, and current classes)
  • Reports from previous placements (hospitalizations, treatment facilities, etc.)
  • Inpatient and outpatient services
  • Progress (not from previous providers)
  • Psychological testing
  • Medical information
  • Court orders

Please note: We may ask for additional information to help us make the best treatment decision for your child.

For more information, you may also complete the form below:

To apply for Residential Placement, complete the Universal Application by clicking on "Start Application" below.

Start Application


Contact Us Today

Contact Admissions with questions, or complete the Universal Application and return to:


1227 35th St. N.
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 1-701-221-5304 
Fax: 701-551-6838

To obtain your medical records, please complete the Release of Information form and return to us at, or via fax, 701-551-6832.