FAQs for our Adult Male Residential Program

We accept men ages 18 to 65.

The program is 9-months and is divided into three phases.

A 2019 Evangel University study commissioned by Adult & Teen Challenge  USA found a 78% success rate for students who graduated an Adult & Teen Challenge program.

Our 78% success rate applies to students who graduate the program.

Although most psychotropic medications are not permitted (some that include antidepressants, mood stabilizers, or sleep aids), we do permit some mild medications to treat anxiety and/or depression.  Also allowed are prescriptions for general medical issues, such as high-blood pressure, diabetes, etc. All prescriptions must be reviewed and approved by your admissions counselor prior to your admissions. Sandhills ATC provides a limited number of over the counter (OTC) medication, such as Tylenol, Ibuprofen, non-drowsy allergy medication, and vitamins. Students are not allowed to bring their own OTC medication into the program or obtain any on visits. 

We are a nicotine free facility. No cigarettes, dip, vaping products, gum, patches, mints, etc. are allowed.

There is a one-time, NON-refundable fee of $800 due upon admissions. Students or their family will also setup monthly student support with their Admissions Counselor during the admissions process. 

No, we do not accept insurance.

Yes, we accept students on probation or parole. Your admissions counselor will need in writing from your probation or parole officer permission to enroll and reporting requirements.

Yes, we accept court ordered students. Since our residential program is voluntary, if the court ordered student leaves the program prematurely, we will notify the proper authority.

Yes, it is possible for us to admit students directly from jail or prison. The student, the student’s family, and the student’s lawyer will need to work closely with their admissions counselor to coordinate admissions.

No, students who require medical detox must be detoxed prior to enrolling in the program. For a referral to a medical detox facility, please reach out to your admissions counselor.

No, you will not be able to work to earn money in the program. However, you will be afforded the opportunity to strengthen your work ethic and develop new skills by participating in certain curriculum and volunteer opportunities designed to help you obtain and keep employment after graduation.

Yes, students will need to bring their valid government issued photo ID and Social Security Card with them to their admissions appointment.

According to our Personal Grooming Policy based on upholding the highest standards of personal hygiene in communal living environments, students’ hair must be kept neat and above the ears. Facial hair is not allowed, except for a mustache.