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Teen Challenge, Inc.

Ministry Description
Brooklyn Teen Challenge is a Christ-centered, faith-based residential program offered to those who struggle with life-controlling issues. The Teen Challenge approach is to teach a whole new way of living based on God's Word. Teen Challenge believes that a restored relationship with God, through Jesus Christ, can transform those who are broken into vibrant, free and sober people. Teen Challenge is the oldest and largest private agency in America working in this field. The original location, in Brooklyn, NY, is the model which has inspired the formation of ministries around the world that seek to manifest the love of God to men and women with life-controlling issues.
Ministry Details
ECFA Charter Member
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Founded: 1958
Tel: (718) 789-1414
Top Leader: Mr. Paul Burke
Donor Contact: Mr. Paul Burke
Member Since: June 1, 1980
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Ministry Sectors & Types
Ministry Sectors
  • Ministry
  • Missions
  • Other
  • Ministry Types
  • Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation (primary)
  • Bible Study and Engagement
  • Discipleship
  • Media: Internet
  • Ministry Training and Consulting
  • Prayer
  • Other Names Under Which Funds May Be Raised