Teen Challenge

Teen Challenge of Fort Myers is a Year-Long, Christ-Centered, Recovery Ministry that helps Men and Women find freedom from addiction! Their purpose is to facilitate life transformation in those struggling with a variety of life-controlling issues; such as anger, rebellion, depression, and especially drug or alcohol addiction. Over the course of 2016, Teen Challenge revamped how they do Discipleship. With the addition of a new Executive Director (Pastor John McKinnon) who’s heart is to follow the Vision for Teen Challenge that God gave David Wilkerson. The Ministry has restructured its daily and weekly schedules, bringing purpose to every activity that the students participate in. Whether it is Work Detail, Chores, Chapel, Class, Devotions, Praise and Worship, Corporate Prayer, Street Ministry, Community Outreach or even Free Time (Yes, they have that too), everything is strategically formulated to bring about change in the lives of the Men and Women that God has entrusted them with! Great things are taking place at Teen Challenge of Fort Myers, lives are being transformed each and every day! If you know someone who needs Teen Challenge, call 239-275-1974. If you would like to be a part of the work God is doing there, below are some ways to get involved.

Ways to Help:

Financially: Teen Challenge is 501(c)3 Organization, they receive no funding from the Government, nor do they accept Insurance for payment of services. With 90% of our students and their families not being able to pay the $1050 a month Tuition, and the fact that they never deny anyone acceptance for lack of funds, financial support is always needed. If you would like to help to “Put Hope Within Reach of Every Addict”, you can make a tax-deductible donation through either of the links below.

Men’s Home     Women’s Home

With your Time: Teen Challenge has a variety of opportunities for those qualified to preach or teach. If you are interested in possibly Teaching a Class or Leading a Chapel Service, contact Rachel McKinnon at 239.275.1974.

Donations of Goods: Teen Challenge Super Thrift (15631 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33908), a facet of Teen Challenge of Fort Myers, accepts gently used items such as clothing, furniture and even vehicles. If you would like to make a Donation, feel free to stop by or for larger item pick-ups, call 239.267.5433.

Ways to Volunteer: Lead a Bible Study, Lead a devotional, Preach a sermon. You could hire a few of the teen challenge folks for $10+ per person per hour and that money will then go toward the cost of their recovery program.

Donations of Goods: New Bibles and Devotional Books, financial donations are always welcome