Delmarva Adult & Teen Challenge’s Women’s Campus, Home of Hope, is located in Bridgeville, DE and serves women, ages eighteen and above, who have a desire to overcome life-controlling addiction.
Home of Hope also serves pregnant women and women with young children (children under school-age). Children are able to live alongside their mother and receive childcare during the day while the mother is completing program requirements.
Home of Hope provides a safe, nurturing, healing environment and works in conjunction with local counselors, health professionals, educators, and agencies to fulfill the comprehensive goal of our students finding complete freedom from addiction.
A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
As I look back over my life, I can clearly see how God has been preparing me every step of the way, for the ministry He has called me to today. God literally spoke to me in a dream last Fall about working for Teen Challenge. He called, and I answered. He is so faithful! I am so humbled to think that He would choose to use me to preach the good news to the poor and to bind up the broken-hearted. I am filled with hope and anticipation about what God is doing here at Home Of Hope,
Mothers, who are struggling with addiction or other life-controlling issues, too often do not seek or find help because it means separation from their children, leaving both mother and child caught in a cycle of dysfunction, hopelessness, and brokenness...
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- Students begin to build a foundation of healing and overcoming addiction
- Students learn the basics of a productive lifestyle and how to live in a community
- Students dive deeper into the core issues of addiction and we focus on engaging and empowering them through our faith-based approach.
- Additional academics, vocational training, and other life skills classes are added, including parenting education
- Opportunities to participate in work programs and community outreach which facilitates the learning of fundamental skills and character qualities, such as: responsibility, industry, dependability, commitment, self-discipline, and the importance of serving others
- The student is assisted with reintegration into society.
- Goals include utilizing the tools learned to facilitate a continued drug-free lifestyle, individual spiritual growth, living independently, maintaining healthy relationships.
- For more information on our Home of Hope Women’s Program, please call our Intake Coordinator at 302-337-9100.
Home of Hope is a 12 to 18 month residential program for women, including pregnant women and women with young children up to pre-school age. The program offers recovery support in a loving, safe and stable home environment for both mother and child who are caught in a cycle of dysfunction. They will experience hope – and a promising future through residential care and guidance.
The Home of Hope program lasts 12-18 months. Progression through the program depends on each student’s determination and work, rather than a specific time table.
We recognize that each applicant has hit a bottom emotionally, mentally and physically. As such, Delmarva Adult & Teen Challenge desires to relieve any financial burden of tuition costs by affording scholarships to those that have an earnest desire for life change. The scholarships are only available to those that commit to our 12-month program allowing us to assist you or your loved one to become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and spiritually alive.
Yes, our program requires that students detox – preferably a medically supervised detox – prior to entering the program. Our Intake Coordinator can help you find a detox center and walk you through the required steps of entering the program.
Yes, we welcome pregnant women and women with young children.
Mood-altering medications, opiates, anti-anxiety medications or any other medication that has potential to be abused is not permitted at Home of Hope. Home of Hope is not a medical facility.
Dual diagnosis is common with individuals who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. If an applicant’s mental health issues are beyond the scope of treatment for the Home of Hope program, that individual will be re-directed to other treatment facilities that can properly care for those with dual diagnosis special needs.
Yes. Photo ID, Social Security Card, and Birth Certificate must be submitted upon entry.
No. This is a nicotine-free environment.
Yes, but the supervision officer must be informed. A student shall inform the Intake Coordinator regarding probation, parole, or court requirements. Applicants need to take care of any warrants or legal proceedings before entry. Supervision appointments and reporting will be conducted as part of the participant’s case management.
After the student completes her Induction phase, she will have the opportunity to pursue his G.E.D. if she chooses to do so. Staff will assist her in achieving this important goal.
The program will include personal and group studies assisted by an Adult & Teen Challenge certified teacher. The lessons address topics of faith, addictions, past hurts, broken family relations and other issues common to women who struggle with life-controlling problems. Practical life skills like parenting, domestic skills, and financial management, etc... is offered. Physical fitness, health and nutrition are emphasized. The program is designed to meet the needs of the individuals in the program. With that in mind, program guidelines may vary to meet those specific needs.
Home of Hope provides child care on campus for all Home of Hope for children during the day while the mother is completing the program requirements.
Upon entry into the program, each student is assigned a counselor to provide individual, one-on-one guidance and mentoring determined by that students’ particular needs. The proven cure for life-controlling problems is based on the embracing of faith-based principles to spiritually improve the quality of her character.
No. Part of the success of the Home of Hope program is offering our students the opportunity to fully focus on their healing for the time they are in the program.
All inquiries related to the student will be handled by the program director.