Due to its success, residential Teen Challenge centers began cropping up in cities all across America. Most of the centers offer a 1218 month residential program for men, women, boys, or girls. These centers are designed to help individuals learn how to
Due to its success Teen Challenge centers began cropping up in cities all across America. Today there are over 200 Teen Challenge residential centers in the U. S. and 1, 000 around the world. Teen Challenge began in the Sacramento Valley area in 1974.
Since Wilkerson opened the first center in New York in 1960, Teen Challenge has grown to over 195 centers across the nation and over 550 centers worldwide. In 1971, Wilkerson founded a global evangelistic ministry, World Challenge.