The Hills Youth and Family Services

A nonprofit organization

$2,340 raised by 15 donors

Hope. Healing. Unconditional Care.  

Every journey has its own path.

The Hills Youth and Family Services offer a continuum of care for adolescents by providing quality programs that emphasize a strength-based, youth empowerment philosophy in a trauma informed care setting.

A child's journey at The Hills includes the pathway to our gardens, pastures, barns, and orchards where life lessons in tending the earth and caring for animals lay a foundation for healing, confidence, teamwork, and respect.

One of our most unique programs is Animal Husbandry. By caring for our animals--llamas, sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits, geese, and more, youth find a sense of calmness where they can focus on their behavioral, emotional and physical health while caring for animals who provide unconditional love and valuable life lessons. Our gardens are a place of respite, where youth learn to tend the earth, enjoy its rewards, and feel confident and empowered in their efforts. 

Our husbandry programs--animals, gardening, and 4-H--help youth: 

  • Focus and build on their strengths
  • Build genuine relationships with others
  • Respect the environment
  • See that change is possible
  • Embrace empowerment as a process and goal

This year, we invite you to join us in supporting this special set of programs--consider adopting a barn animal, sponsoring a garden bed, or just showing support for these life-changing activities that support youth through hope and healing. 


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The Hills Youth and Family Services

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Children & Family


4321 Allendale Ave
Duluth, MN 55803



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