Referrals can be made by:
- Family / Friends
- Law Enforcement
- Judges, Probation & Parole Officers
- Any Concerned Individual
- Fill out Online Student Application and download Student Guidelines, What to Bring, and Work Experience Program.
- Once the Induction Coordinator reviews the Student Application they will call the potential student for a phone interview. This usually happens within 72 hours after the application is received at Teen Challenge.
- At end of phone interview the Induction Coordinator will advise the potential student if they are eligible to come into the program and what date and times they may enter.
- If for some reason the potential student is not eligible to come into the program the Induction Coordinator will advise them on why and what steps to take next. Medication review, court & legal issues, waiting list, etc.
- We require that the incoming student have at least 7 days clean from drugs and alcohol. We are not a detox facility. You may call our Induction Coordinator for a reference of detox facilities.
- We require that all legal matters be taken care of before entering Adult & Teen Challenge of Arkansas.
- Written permission from probation / parole officers is acceptable.
- If there is an open court case or charges pending written permission from the Judge is required before entering the Teen Challenge program stating that the case has been postponed until after the graduation of the entire 10 month program.