Brooklyn Teen Challenge is a residential faith-based recovery program for men and women with life-controlling issues.
To help those who are struggling with life-controlling issues to become physically well, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, and spiritually alive.
Addiction Recovery
Incarcerated or Formerly Incarcerated
Food Insecure
Affiliate Since

Our Partnership

Mobilizing Volunteers
Volunteers serve alongside residential program participants to distribute pantry bags to the community.
Making Grants To Fund Programs
Our funding covers the costs for nutritious fruits, vegetables, and meats to be incorporated into the balanced meals provided to residential recovery program participants.
Why We Love This Affiliate
We love hearing the stories of life transformation from residents and alumni of the Teen Challenge programs!

I was desperate and no one could help me, but Teen Challenge took me in, they helped me and showed me the way. Things happened in the past where I knew Jesus was real but I didn’t know him and they helped me understand who Jesus is and what he did for me, which led to me understanding his grace which is powerful, which lead to understanding his love.

Cesar, Alumni


Every year, we celebrate Easter and the power of gospel transformation with special stories of hope from our affiliates. We hope you will be touched by the incredible ways our affiliates are helping their clients make holistic life changes. Read and hear the story of Ricky, who learned how to

Justice Reyes got involved drinking and doing drugs as a middle schooler to escape reality. After a car accident involving drinking and driving, he realized he needed help and went to Brooklyn Teen Challenge and found the fulfillment he had been craving.
It’s almost that time of year again—time for gathering families, sharing meals, and giving gifts. We at Hope for New York want to see families across our city experience joy this Christmas. Join us by giving to provide toys for families with limited financial resources.