Help for Many of Today’s Most Serious Challenges
Bethel Bible Village serves children and families in these crisis situations:
— Families living in conflict that is disrupting the home. A weekend retreat on our campus helps families work through the root causes that are undermining family relationships and find positive ways to resolve conflict.
— Grandparents struggling to raise grandchildren, or any relative caregiver who is a legal guardian of the child or teen in the same situation. The guardian may have health problems, and/or the parents of the child may be unable to care for them due to addiction epidemic, abandonment, a prison sentence, rebellion or other serious circumstances.
— Pregnant teens and teen moms with no where to turn. This includes housing on our campus, continuing their education at our campus school, meals, baby supplies and parenting skills.
— At-risk youth with emotional or behavioral problems, juvenile delinquency, and/or truancy issues. Our team works closely with the juvenile court system.
— Parents who qualify for an alternative to Foster Care or State Custody, so children or teens can get help without their legal guardian or family having to give up legal custody.
18+ Transitional Crisis Housing
Bethel’s help does not always end at age 18. We offer transitional housing for:
- Teen moms who are not yet able to afford housing. They can continue their education and work to save money to become self-sufficient in our Next Step independent living program
- Families or single parents who experience a sudden loss of housing due to job loss or other crisis, under certain circumstances.
While in transitional housing, residents pay a small amount of rent, and get help rebuilding their finances, saving money, finding jobs and continuing their education, if needed.
Hope for Family Members During a Crisis
At Bethel, we serve not only children and teens, but their legal guardians and family members as well.
Our programs include counseling and social services for everyone involved in the child’s care. Whenever possible, we work toward reuniting families after a crisis.
When this is not a safe or possible alternative, teens who turn 18 at Bethel can pursue transitional housing opportunities on our campus while they complete their education and work to become self-sufficient.
A Bethel Family
Bethel is not just a facility, we are a family. Our House Parents, staff and teachers all take a vested interest in the children and families who receive care on our campus. We act as an extended family to help them work through crises, pray for their progress and cheer them on as they achieve and succeed.