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Helping Women in Crisis

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She's Crying Out for Help

Who Will Help Her?

One in four women (22.3%) have been the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner.

Source: National Coalition Against Domestic Violence:  Statistics:  Breiding MJ, Smith SG, Basile KC, Walters ML, Chen J, Merrick MT. Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization—National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, United States, 2011. MMWR 2014; 63(SS-8): 1-18.

Our Mission


Restoration Ranch Texas™ is a faith-based long-term residential ranch for women in crisis or personal transition.
The program has three stages, which is comprised of holistic care built around Christian principles.

** Restoration Ranch, Texas™ seeks to provide for female students regardless of ability to pay. Restoration Ranch, Texas™ does not discriminate or hold a bias against people of age, race, religion, socioeconomic, or educational background.

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Nothing can compare to the job I now hold in women’s ministry. I am so blessed God put me in such a position. I have grown stronger in my walk with Him and deeper in my understanding of just who God is.


My newfound relationship and trust in God have completely turned my life around. It’s because of programs like this one, that I was able to finally heal from my past and look forward to my future.


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Texas Blue Bonnets
Why Central Texas Needs Restoration Ranch, TX

Family violence, drug addiction, incarceration, and sex trafficking are prevalent in the Austin, TX area (Travis County and Williamson County) as reported by Travis County, TX  and Williamson County, TX websites.  The combined areas report a population of around 1.7 million people as of 2021 with a combined poverty rate of 21.87%. Travis and Williamson County faces significant community challenges…

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Human Sex Trafficking Almost Claimed My Daughter

by Scott Jenkins (used by permission) When you hear the words “human trafficking,” what comes to mind? Do you understand how terrible it is, but still think to yourself “that’s not something really impacting me personally”? Maybe it is, and you don’t know it because we are not talking about it enough. What I am about to tell you is…

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American Women in Prison

By Diana Heinz Women’s issues abound in today’s society. Working and raising children alone, dating in a cyber world, the glass ceiling, equal pay for equal work, women’s rights, and humanitarian issues, are only a few of the leading topics, in the discussions about things that are important to women today (DuBois & Dumenil, 2005). What seems to be forgotten,…

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Our Leadership

our team

We are blessed to have Leadership at Restoration Ranch, Texas™ comprised of a team who not only contribute to the business and structure of the organization but who truly have a heart for women in crisis.

Dr. Jenifer Wakefield

Founder & Executive Director

Fred Erickson, Chairman

Chairman, Board of Directors

Dr. Danny Forshee

Board Member

Dave Williams

Board Member

Dr. Jonathan Okinaga

Board Member

Ken Farmer, Chaplain

Board Member & Chaplain for RRTX

Dr. Tom Collier

Board Member

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