New River Ranch opened in January 1988. The Ranch was a former Show Horse Ranch, and was donated by Joe and
Sandi Lewis. The Ranch exists to provide residential group home care and behavioral health services to children between the ages
of 10 and 18 (at time of admittance).
New River Ranch provides a structured environment in which the whole person is treated through discipline, recreation, education,
social and character development and spiritual guidance. Psychological, Equine Assisted Therapy and and
counseling services are provided. A full array of activities are available including fishing ponds.
Carla M. White-Torres, MSW, LICSW
Ms. Torres began working with New River Ranch in 1999 as the Clinical Services Director. In February 2013, she was named as the Executive Director of New River Ranch.
Ms. Torres is a graduate of Fayetteville High School. She earned a BA in Psychology fromLee University and an MSW from West Virginia University. She is a Licensed Independent ClinicalmSocial Worker and is Licensed by the Church of God as a Minister of Music. She has been certified as a Juvenile Sexual Offender Treatment Specialist through Ohio University as well as certification through EAGALA as an equine treatment specialist.
Reverend Daniel Hampton
Administrative Bishop for the Church of God of West Virginia.