Who We Are
We are the Trinidad and Tobago branch of Teen Challenge International. Teen Challenge is the oldest, largest and most successful program of its kind in the world. It has one of the highest success rates anywhere in the world for drug rehabilitation. Since its first center opened in New York in 1960, Teen Challenge has grown to over 195 centers across the nation and 550 centers worldwide.
It is the vision of Teen Challenge T&T to provide youth, adults and children an effective and comprehensive faith-based solution to drug and alcohol addiction as well as other life-controlling problems. Teen Challenge is committed to enabling and equipping those we serve to find freedom from addictive behavior, to become socially and emotionally healthy, physically well and spiritually alive.
Types Of Activity
We provide drug counselling, a residential programme of 12 months followed with a further aftercare programme for 12 months. Our residential programme provides husing, food and clothing for drug addicts, some of whom are ex-prisoners. we help them reconcile with God and with their families and help them find gainful employment.
We are connected with several prison ministries within Trinidad and are working on the development of a programme to introduce into our nation's prisons.
About Our Prison Ministry
Teen Challenge is a non-profit organization and a collaboration initiative that relies entirely on the generous donations, funding and volunteer efforts of both individuals and organizations throughout our communities in order to offer services at no or minimal cost to the individual.
For the salvation of the persons who come to us for help with their life controlling addictions; faithful Donors who can contribute to the work of the ministry; Favour with prison officials so that we can introduce our rehab programmes into the seven prison stations in Trinidad and Tobago; more labourers for the harvest of souls of drug addicts and their families.