Minnesota Teen Challenge

Long Term Christian Residential Program



Number of Beds: Data Not Supplied
Detox Available: No

Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Adolescent Admits: 70
Total Adult Admits: 200
Average Length of Stay 12-15 months
Percent of Women 18%
Percent under 25 56%
Percent with College Education: 5%
Percent Covered by Public Assistance 65%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 30%

Admissions Procedures:

Night Admission Available: No
Weekend Admission available: No
Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes



Facility has special track for:

  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Men
  • Women

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Family
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Relapse



Self-pay Cost per Week: Based on Income
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: No
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No



Licensed by: Minnesota Dept. of Human Services
Type of License: Rule 35, Extended Care Program
Accredited by: National Teen Challenge, Springfield, MO


Self Description:

“Minnesota Teen Challenge is a one-year, licensed Christian residential chemical dependency program.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“Our program is designed to meet the needs of adult men and women, teen boys and girls whose life-controlling issues and chemical dependency keep them from functioning in social, work or school settings.”

Family Program:

“Family members are given the opportunity to rebuild their relationships through weekly visitation and phone contact.”

Additional Characteristics:

“Services provided include individual/group counseling, pastoral counseling, education on anger, personal relationships, depression, family dynamics, atitudes, temptation and growing through failure.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 1619 Portland Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1598