Building Skills Transforming Lives

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    Our vision at Rancho Cielo is to transform the lives of at-risk youth and empower them to become accountable, competent, productive and responsible citizens.

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Imagine the potential in every young person,
in a setting that helps them make it real.
That's Rancho Cielo.
We invest education, training, and counseling
in youth facing challenges.
And they reward our belief in them—with their success.

Welcome to Rancho Cielo

Rancho Cielo: Transforming Lives

How You Can Help

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Recent RC News

Culinary Round Up Live Auction Preview

February 13, 2020
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Vote for us in the "Best of" nominations!

February 12, 2020

We are excited to announce that for the first time, we have gotten into the MC Weekly’s “Best of Monterey County” nominations! Thank...

Kenny is the Server of the Week!

February 12, 2020

Congratulations to Kenny for being named the Server of the Week!

Kenny has impressed guests at the DCA Dining Room consistently. From one...

Upcoming Events

Culinary Round Up

Feb 23 2020 - 5:00pm
Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA

Tickets are available for the 11th Annual Culinary Round Up.

Save the Date: South County Casino Night

Apr 3 2020 - 5:30pm

Save the date for the South County Casino Night on April 3.