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Teen Challenge Monterey Bay

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General Agency Information
Name:Teen Challenge Monterey Bay
Address:P.O. Box 1807
Watsonville, CA  95077
Primary Phone:831-722-2074
Fax Number:831-722-9410
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:Teen Challenge helps men, women and children with life-controlling problems. Life controlling problems are exactly what the name suggests: problems that control a person's life. They include drug and alcohol abuse, behavioral reactions to sexual and physical abuse and other problems. Teen Challenge helps the whole person in spiritual, emotional, physical, social and educational perspectives.

AREAS SERVED: We serve Santa Cruz County, Monterey County, and San Benito County but candidates are accepted from all over.
Mission:The purpose of Teen Challenge Monterey Bay, is to "evangelize people who have life-controlling problems and initiate the discipleship process to the point where the student can function as a Christian in society applying spiritually motivated biblical principles to relationships in the family, local church, chosen vocation and the community. Teen Challenge endeavors to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well and spiritually alive."
Programs:Pajaro Rescue Mission provides emergency overnight homeless services
***see Related Agencies below***
Pajaro Induction Center-This is the first phase a student must complete in order to advance in the program. 724-9576

The Freedom Women's Center is a faith-based, non-profit, residential discipleship/recovery program for women with life-controlling problems, including (but not limited to) drug and alcohol abuse. Our current population is 20+ women. 724-2898

The Pajaro Induction Center for men is a faith-based, non-profit, residential discipleship/ recovery program for men with life-controlling problems, including (but not limited to) drug and alcohol abuse. Our current population is 30+ men.
Volunteer Info:Educators: Conduct various educational sessions. (life skills and parenting classes) For example: money management, budgeting, anger management, nutrition, computer courses
Grant Writers: Conduct research for funding opportunities and write grant proposals.
CPA/Bookkeeper: Provide bookkeeping and auditing services.
Blessing Closet Coordinator: Organize donated clothes and personal hygiene items for residents.
Technology Consultant: Provide technical assistance for computer problems.
Special Events Coordinator and Volunteers: Coordinate special events. Help plan special events.
Chaperones/Drivers for Church Service: Drive students to church on Wednesday night and Sunday morning services.
Drivers: Help transport residents to medical appointments.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Call for Information
Areas Served:See Description Notes
Physical Location:Watsonville
Related Agencies
Child Agencies:Pajaro Rescue Mission
Subject Headings
 Alcohol Dependency Support Groups
Alcohol Detoxification
Alcoholism Counseling
Drug Dependency Support Groups
Drug Detoxification
Private Nonprofits
Residential Alcoholism Treatment
Residential Drug Abuse Treatment
Residential Treatment Facilities
Speakers/Speakers Bureaus
This record last modified February 19, 2017

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