Boys and Girls Home is a non-profit, human service agency that has cared for children and adults in Siouxland since 1894. From its beginnings as a home for orphans and children needing temporary care, the agency has evolved into a treatment facility for children and adults struggling with emotional, behavioral and/or psychiatric issues as a result of abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, mental health issues or severe family dysfunction.

WE CHANGE LIVES. We do this daily as we help children, adults, and families overcome struggles with life's challenges and give them the skills necessary for growth and success in the future.

Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency, a member agency of the United Way of Siouxland and is accredited with the Gold Seal of approval by the Joint Commission.

Our Leadership


Art Silva

President and CEO


Brenda Geisinger

Chief Operating Officer


Terri Dooley

Executive VP of Development


Tina Renken

VP of Finance


The mission of Boys and Girls Home is to improve the lives of children and families. Independently or in partnership with public and private entities, the agency brings innovative, but practical approaches to identifying and addressing individual and community needs.


The vision of Boys and Girls Home is to be an innovative leader for children, families and communities in revitalizing humanity by:
• Restoring hope
• Building stability
• Creating connectedness


• Accountable to self and others
• Creating and nurturing healthy interactions
• Excellence and quality
• Learn, teach and model

Gold Standard of Accrediation

Boys and Girls Home has earned the Gold Standard of Accreditation by the Joint Commission and is continually monitored by the Commission to ensure our practices are accommodating the needs of our clients.


United Way of Siouxland

Boys and Girls Home is a proud community partner of United Way of Siouxland.

Join Our Team

Make a difference. Change a life.

If you are committed to improving the lives of children and their families, you might enjoy a career in the human service field. Check out our Employment page to learn more and view current employment opportunities.