Bethel Bible Village
3001 Hamill Road Hixson, TN 37343
(423) 842-5757
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Help for Teen Boys with Behavioral Problems

Bethel’s Back on Track program provides residential care for boys ages 14-17 who have difficulty managing emotions and behavior.

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The Back on Track program is designed for boys who are runaways or who have exhibited some delinquency, including:

— Running away

— Out-of-control behavior at home and/or school

— Defiant behavior

— Minor criminal behavior, such as vandalism, curfew violation, truancy, or theft


Reach out for help with this quick contact form or read more below.




The program is typically 9-12 months long. House Parents live in the home providing a structured motivational program that encourages teen boys to develop skills in:

— Self discipline and control

— Appropriate interactions with others

— Responsibility for their own actions

Each boy participates in the development of an individual program plan focused on spiritual, physical, intellectual, relational, and emotional needs. Daily activities are designed to promote learning, growth, and healing.  Daily chores are required.

Back on Track youth attend Sunday services at neighboring churches of various denominations, with their House Parents.

Truancy or a life crisis can leave boys way behind in school, and make it difficult for them to graduate and earn a diploma. That’s why middle and high school boys attend Bethel Christian Academy, our on-campus school. With classes sizes of 3 to 12 students, our students receive personalized attention that allows them to catch up in school and earn a high school diploma.

The home-style living environment at Bethel helps youth overcome patterns of truancy and rebellion. All boys in the home get up and ready for school and attend classes on campus together, with positive reinforcement from House Parents and teachers.

Family Involvement
Families or legal guardians visit and call their children on a regular basis. In addition, they attend all meetings, counseling sessions, and parent education classes, maintain contact with houseparents and social workers, while working to prepare for reunification.

Our Campus
The Bethel Bible Village campus includes family-style homes on a 64-acre campus, with plenty of opportunities for the physical exercise and fresh air that boys need. Our campus features a gymnasium, basketball court, tennis courts, volley ball court and plenty of green spaces.


Read about our 3-Step Admissions process and view the admission application here.

Questions? Email David Shinn, Director of Admissions or call 423.842.5757, extension 222.