A New Beginning
Broken Shackle Ranch is a Christian-based residential program from young men ages 16 & over. Our program is committed to helping at-risk young men heal & mature emotionally, academically, spiritually, and vocationally. It is critical that potential students see the need for change in their lives, be open to the therapeutic, spiritual, and educational opportunities we offer, and be willing to apply lessons learned to their lives. Below are some general criteria that we go off of please email us or call if you have any questions at all..
The Department of Family & Children Services (DFCS)
The Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ)
Youth who stay on voluntarily once they are off commitment.
Criteria for admission are as follows:
The youth must be at least 16 years of age
He must have a current psychological evaluation (within the last 2 years)
Our program must be able to meet the needs of the applicant
He must WANT help and realize the need for change in his life
To inquire about the admission process, please see the Admission Information page.
Broken Shackle Ranch, birthed in 1984 out of a promise from God to the Cobb Family that, if you take care of my children, I will take care of yours". Ever since, Broken Shackle has been the place of hope, healing and A New Beginning for over 8,000 young men across the state of Georgia. Thank you for your support and prayers over the years.