Next Step Forms

Applying for Next Step at Bethel Bible Village


On this page you will find all of the forms you need to fill out to apply for the Next Step Program. You will also be asked to supply some additional documentation, which you will find in the Admission Checklist.

To get started, we ask that you read these four documents carefully, to make sure you understand what life in Next Step will be like.


1. The Next Step Program Guidelines 

This explains who is qualified for the program, how much it will cost, and expectations for child care and transportation.


2. The List of Christian Beliefs

Next Step is a Christ-centered ministry. We won’t preach at you, but we will pray with you and help you grow spiritually as you rebuild your finances and create a sustaining life plan.


3. The Next Step Residential Contract

You will need to sign this and agree to the terms if you apply for admission, so take a look and make sure you can accept all terms.


4. The Admission Process and Check List

This document explains what happens at each phase of the application process, so you won’t be left wondering what happens next. In includes a check list of all documents you need to submit with your application.


Ready to Begin?

If Next Step sounds like a good fit for your family, here are the online forms you will need to fill out. If you prefer to write the answers out by hand and mail them in, you can use this PDF version.


1. The Next Step Application

You may want to gather some information before you start, including family income, monthly expenses, health insurance information and employment history. You can save this form and continue later, but be sure to enter your email address where indicated when you save, so we can mail the link to continue your form to you.


2. Reference Check Consent Form

You will need to provide personal and work references and give us permission to contact them.


3. Background Check Release Form

For the safety of the children on our campus, Bethel does a criminal background check on each Next Step applicant.


3. Document Uploads

You can upload any requested documents here. You can start a new upload as often as you need to do so.



Contact David Shinn  at (423) 842-5757 ext. 222 or send him an e-mail.

Bethel’s Fax number is: 423-842-5785

Address: 3001 Hamill Road, Hixson, TN 37343