Bethel Bible Village is not a good fit for children or teens who struggle with the challenges listed below, however Bethel’s admission department can refer your family to appropriate resources. If you need a referral, contact David Shinn.
Are dependent upon or addicted to alcohol or other drugs, or who sells or distributes illegal substances to others
Have had suicidal or psychotic episodes within the past six months
Have recently been discharged from psychiatric inpatient programs or other intensive programs and do not appear to have the self-control necessary for group living in a family-style home
Are physically aggressive or violent toward peers, adults, animals or property
Have exhibited sexually “acting out” behaviors or is at risk of sexually perpetrating upon others
Have medical conditions that require specialized diets, frequent specialized medical care, or 24-hour standby specialized medical care, which would prevent their participation and involvement in similar schedules, responsibilities and activities
Are unwilling to work toward changing identified behavior patterns