Program Requirements

We Build The Future

 

• Willing to consider a faith-based approach

• Willing to commit to a minimum of 12 months

• Willing to share a room with others, possibly of different races and backgrounds

• Willing to suspend all contact with non-family members while in the program
(This includes, but is not limited to any girlfriend or boyfriend that you may be involved with.)

* Note: We do not honor common-law marriages

Towards New Horizons

 

• Must have a Social Security Card and Photo ID

• Must resolve any legal matters before entering the program (This includes, but is not limited to any warrants for your arrest.)

• Must submit to random drug tests while in the program
(This includes, but is not limited to nicotine testing since we are a non-smoking facility.)

• Must have a physical examination and lab work done prior to entering the program. If this is not possible, (e.g. you are incarcerated), please discuss this matter with the Admissions Team.

• Must have a T.B. test done within 30 days prior to entering the program
• Must have no physical limitations. Must be able to participate in all program activities, etc.

(e.g. attend classes, walk, climb into van, lawn care, maintenance, housecleaning)

• We recommend a dental examination. If dental issues arise, you may be required to withdraw from the program.

• We do not allow any psychiatric medications to be taken while in the program

(This includes, but is not limited to prescription painkillers, anti-depressants, mood stabilizers, etc.)

* Note: Non-Psychiatric medications prescribed by a doctor for physiological reasons, such as epilepsy, blood pressure, diabetes, etc. are allowed but will be administered by staff while in the program.

• We are not able to accept women that are pregnant

• We are not able to accept those who are TB or HIV positive

• We are not able to accept those who have been convicted of a sexual crime (we are located next to a school).

At Adult & Teen Challenge MidSouth our focus is to reach and train each person coming through our doors to establish a foundation that will carry them through life.