Carpenter’s Way Ranch – Columbus
The Methodist Home’s Columbus campus, Carpenter’s Way Ranch, serves boys ages 8 to 18(+). We accept referrals from DFCS, DJJ, MAAC and parental custody under special circumstances. Youth characteristics include, but are not limited to: mild/moderate behavioral and emotional issues, oppositional behaviors, reactive attachment issues and sexual abuse history.
- Carpenter’s Way Ranch provides Residential Care Maximum Watchful Oversight/Additional Watchful Oversight services for boys (8 to 18 years old).
- Emergency Placement services are offered to DFCS counties in a fifty-mile radius of Columbus.
- Higher Education – Educational support is available for youth attending college, vocational school and/or military.
Mr. Nick Alford
Regional Director (Columbus)
Nick Alford serves as Regional Director for our Columbus campuses: Carpenter’s Way Ranch and Arabella. Nick has a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Administration. He has worked at The Methodist Home since August 2013. Before joining our team, Nick worked in the areas of therapeutic foster care, juvenile justice and in workforce development. As Regional Director, Nick oversees operations and handles community relations for Carpenter’s Way Ranch and Arabella.