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7/8/24: Please note we have updates to our phone systems today. There will be times throughout the day when the phones will not work. If you are trying to make a phone call and find the phone number is not working, then please email our team members at the emails listed below with a phone number to be reached at and we will call you shortly. We apologize for the inconvenience and will have our phones working again shortly. 

Prairie Lakes Youth Programs is a children's residential facility located in Willmar, Minnesota. Through our non-secure, group home, and secure environments, we provide individualized, trauma-informed, and culturally relevant care and treatment including: substance use disorder addiction recovery, pet therapy, individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, truancy support, CHIPS support, and so much more. Prairie Lakes staff have been committed to igniting youth dignity since 1991.​

PLYP Main Number

PLYP Main Number: 320-231-1729 

PLYP Fax: plypfax@prairielakesyouth.org

Leo's Legacy

Secure Male Residential

Program Number: 320-403-1388

Kristin Johnson, Program Director

kristin@prairielakesyouth.org

Captain's Academy

Non-Secure Male Residential      

Program Number: 320-235-0975    

Lonnie Sanchez, Program Director

lonnie@prairielakesyouth.org

Toledo's Passage

Secure Male & Female Detention

Program Number: 320-403-1401                         

Travis Boyum, Program Director

travis@prairielakesyouth.org

Haven House

Girls Group Home      

Program Number: 320-235-6637                  

Amy Krupke, Program Director

amy@prairielakesyouth.org

Integrity House

Boys Group Home    

Program Number: 320-235-6895                     

Kayla Thrush, Program Director

kayla@prairielakesyouth.org

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