Christian Residential Discipleship Program


Intake Information

Teen Challenge Nigeria is a long-term Christian residential discipleship program for adult men or women with life-controlling issues. Those entering are program are referred to as “Students”.

There is no cost for a student to enter our program. Individuals interested in the program should be willing to commit to a minimum of 13 months.

  • This is a non-smoking facility.
  • Teen Challenge Nigeria does not allow mood-altering, psychiatric medications or withdrawal medications. A student needs to present a doctor’s order with instructions to taper off any of this type of medication to qualify for our program. A student who has a history of depression or self-destruction should provide a statement from their physician stating they are not a threat to themselves or others.
  • Teen Challenge Nigeria is not a medical facility. Individuals with chronic or significant medical difficulties should bring these up to the Intake Coordinator.
  • Blood testing and results are required for HIV, Hep A, B, and C, STD and Tuberculosis. Students are responsible for the cost. Students should obtain this prior to entering the program.
  • Teen Challenge Nigeria is a Christian program. Students are required to attend church and participate in faith-based curriculum and studies that are from the Bible.
  • Teen Challenge Nigeria has zero tolerance for illegal substances brought to our facilities. It is the policy of TCMB to contact the police if there is a credible suspicion.
  • Students will be in “Crisis” for 30 – 60 days. No phone calls, letters, packages, etc. will be allowed during that time.
  • If a Student is court-ordered to Teen Challenge, Teen Challenge Nigeria staff will contact the appropriate authorities when an individual leaves.
  • Cell phones or any electronic devices.
  • Any item of significant value.
  • Credit cards, checks, debit cards, etc.
  • Cologne, perfume or scented items. We are a fragrance-free facility.
  • Gang-related items of any kind.
  • Drugs, alcohol, paraphernalia, cigarettes, lighter, mood-altering medications, narcotic medications, etc.
  • Suitcases with wheels
  • Mouthwash/aftershave with alcohol or aftershave with fragrance
  • Knives or weapons
  • Body Jewelry
  • Non-Christian reading material