Golden Heart Ranch provides adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities opportunities to reach their fullest potentials and enjoy satisfying, joyful lives. Golden Heart Ranch is a community where young adults with I/DD learn, work and create lifelong friendships in a harmonious and caring environment that is emotionally and physically safe


The GHR Social Living Club offers a variety of skills-building opportunities, social events, and learning experiences for for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Activities include social and living skills programs, fitness programming at track club, cooking with friends at supper club, and ranch days. Visit Social Living Club to learn more and get involved, or click here for more information about GHR's community programs!


Golden Heart Ranch relies upon its community of supporters to provide valuable and vital services to our communities. From our work in Southern CA to our national leadership in the I/DD lifestyle advocacy movement with FRED Conference, Golden Heart Ranch uses donations of every size to build better futures for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Golden Heart Ranch is proud to announce the beginning of development on our recently-acquired Ranch property in Agoura Hills, CA! Come learn more about our key facility and how it will be used in the coming years.

The Golden Heart Urban Adventure, our most popular event, takes over a different part of the South Bay each year to stage an exciting and challenging adventure! Join us at Manhattan Beach Studios on September 27th! The adventure is followed by a wrap up party on the Studios' New York Street that includes a live band, raffle, silent auction, drinks, and great food! Participants love this event and all proceeds go to furthering our mission. Click here!


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Where will you fit in on the Ranch? GHR is fueled by professionals, families, and enthusiastic supporters motivated by the dream of meaningful and satisfying futures for all of our communities' kids. Introduce yourself and find your role at Golden Heart Ranch!




Each year, Golden Heart Ranch's FRED Conference brings together a coalition of adult living professionals, farmsteads, self-advocates, policy organizations, and families to advance adult living opportunities for people with I/DD.