Louisiana Adult & Teen Challenge (LAATC) is accredited by the Adult & Teen Challenge National Office and is established as a 501c3, faith-based treatment facility providing effective, residential care to men and women struggling with addiction and other life controlling issues.  We strive to put hope within reach of every addict through our comprehensive approach to recovery so that they may become successful individuals at home, the workplace, and within the community.

Program Breakdown

Program Length:

18 month requirement to graduate: 12 months residential, 6 months of optional aftercare

Program Cost:

  • $750 Induction Fee

  • $250 Induction Fee per child enrolling, not to exceed $500

  • $125 Refundable- Return Bus Fare (Cash)

  • No monthly charge!

Who Can Enroll?

  • Our program is available for anyone who needs help, not limited to addiction

  • Men & Women 18 years and older

  • Women with their children

  • Up to 3 children under the age of 9

3 Phase Approach:

  • Phase 1: New clients are enrolled at an Induction Center. Men remain in this phase for the first 3 months, women for first 4 months.

  • Phase 2: Clients then transfer to a Training Center for the remainder of their residential program. Near the end of this phase at month 9, the men will participate in our new Transition Program for the remainder of this phase.

  • Phase 3: Upon completion of the residential program, clients have the option to enroll in aftercare for an additional 6 months.  This phase is optional, but required to graduate.


A study conducted by the Center for Compassion at Evangel University confirms 78% of graduates from Adult & Teen Challenge addiction recovery centers remain sober and substance free post-graduation! View Study Results

Services Offered:

  • Character Development

  • Biblical Foundation

  • On-Site Vocational Training

  • GED Acquirement

  • Case Management

  • Counseling & Mentorship

  • Group & Personal Studies

  • Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Higher Education through Bridges Christian College

  • Transition Program