Offering hope for young men struggling with behavioral, mental and emotional health.
Rawhide’s community-based youth counseling provides a safe space for young men and women to talk about how they feel without fear of judgment.
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Since 1965, our mission has been one of belief.
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Young men come to Rawhide at some of the lowest points of their lives—when they’re endangered, abused or making poor choices. At Rawhide, they don’t find judgment.
They find the love, compassion and hope that has been missing in their lives.
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Making lasting change through relationship-based residential treatment, education, and life skills development.
Our caring house staff creates safety and builds relationships to help youth heal and learn healthy social behaviors.
Residents work toward meeting educational goals so they can confidently enter the workforce and reintegrate into the community.
Residential youth find healing and hope through best-in-class counseling and therapy with our highly trained, licensed therapists.
Youth earn academic credits all while exploring career options in the automotive, culinary, and welding industries.
In a family-living environment, young men learn independent living skills as they prepare to rejoin their communities.
Rawhide is one of the first organizations in Wisconsin to receive its Qualified Residential Treatment Program (QRTP) certification to continue being a leader in quality residential care.
Learn more about QRTP certifications.
Rawhide partners with Young Life, a Christian, nonprofit organization that introduces adolescents to Jesus Christ and helps them grow in their faith.
Our complete continuum of care, unique home-like environment and customized treatment goals combine to enable better outcomes and transformative results.
During their time at Starr Academy, 82% of students earn high school credits.
During their time at Starr Academy, 71% of students increased their GPA.
Rawhide residential and outpatient programs served clients from 38 Wisconsin counties.
This residential program is available only for court-referred young men; parents cannot directly place their youth into this setting.
Casey, a 16-year-old from southern Wisconsin, has suffered from mental health issues for most of his childhood. As…
Kenny is a young man who dealt with unimaginable circumstances in his past. He faced uncertainty and fear…
Soon-to-be 16-year-old Conlan struggled with challenging family dynamics and experiences for most of his life. After making some…