Teen Challenge of South Carolina


About Our Ministry! 


Teen Challenge of South Carolina is a fully functioning residential center in Northern Georgetown County, offering help to males ages 18 and older.  This facility provides the first four months of the 14-month long program. Our campus is situated on 45 acres of wooded property, complete with log cabin-style buildings and beautiful surroundings.  


We are strictly a Bible-Based Recovery Ministry that stresses a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, Bible reading and memorization of Scripture, intense classroom work, and personal responsibility in daily assignments around campus.  We are NOT a glorified drop-in retreat center, but rather a place where we expect God to transform our students by the renewing of the mind through prayer and the Word of God.  It is not easy, but it is worth the effort.  If one will surrender his will to God and allow changes to take place from within, success is within reach.


The steps to enroll are simple.  First, make the call for information or help and someone will be glad to speak with you.  Second, make an appointment to come to the office for an in-depth interview showing "who we are, what we do, and how we do it."  This usually takes an hour.  If what we have to offer is what you are looking for, we will be glad to assist in the process.  The time required for entrance is normally 4-10 days from the time the interview is completed, depending upon any medical issues that need to be resolved and available bedspace. An information packet is available in PDF Format on the Contact Page on this site.  Many of the "detail questions" are available in that packet.


A couple of items you may need to know up front is that we are not able to accept individuals who are on anti-depressant medicines.  All pending legal issues must be properly disposed of prior to entry and those on probation or parole are not eligible to travel across state lines.  If any of these items are an issue, please discuss it with the intake person during the first contact.


We can be reached by phone at (843) 520–4888 or by e-mail at teenchallengesc@hotmail.com. We are also on FACEBOOK as “Teen Challenge of South Carolina”.


Helping Hurting People,

Reverend Wayne Powell









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