This is a  staff list for Teen Challenge of Illinois (Locations: Chicago, Decatur (a.k.a. Audrey's Home for Girls), and Peoria.)  

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)


We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Teen Challenge.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Teen Challenge, you have the right to take action.


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Teen Challenge, please contact if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.This will help!†  Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.


Please donít place your loved one in Teen Challenge and rescue them if they are there now. 




Additional Information
NO NAMES NO TITLES Location--Teen Challenge Center--Chicago--There is no staff information available for this location.*
    Location--Teen Challenge of Illinois--Decatur (a.k.a. Audrey's Home for Girls)
    More evidence of 5 phase brainwashing with level system: 

The following components make up our "Spiritual Treatment Plan":

Emotional Healing
(My Mind, Will & Emotions)
Social Maturity
(My Relationships with Others)
Character Development
(My Relationship With Myself)
Spiritual Growth
(My relationship with God)
Addiction Recovery
(Teen Challenge Group & Personal Studies)

NO NAMES NO TITLES There is no information available for staff at the Decatur location.*
Larry LaBello Education Director Location--Teen Challenge--Peoria*
Randy Atchley Program Director Location--Teen Challenge--Peoria*  Teen Challenge is/was "endorsed" by George H. Bush, Ronald Reagan, John Ashcroft, Art Linkletter, Billy Graham, Ruth Graham, and Charles Colson among others who also endorsed the abusive Straight, Inc. programs and continue to associate with the fraudulent and abusive Sembler family.
Teen Challenge Information--See
HEAL Review-- Teen Challenge Ranch in Morrow, AR Contract & Enrollment Materials  There are no enrollment materials available to the public for the above programs.  However, we invite you to read the review of the Teen Challenge Ranch of Morrow, AR contract linked in this segment as the contracts are likely very similar and the program ought to be avoided.

 *Teen Challenge, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.


 Last Updated: October 18th, 2010

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