This is a  staff list for Teen Challenge of New Jersey (Locations: Lebanon, Rockaway and Newark)  

(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 Teen Challenge of New Jersey State--Rockaway, NJ  This program is closed.
Nick Mastrobuono Executive Director Newark Location--Newark Men's Lazarus House--Associated with Teen Challenge New England.   
NO NAMES NO TITLES Take Charge Take Care--Newark Location  This program appears to be closed.
Pasco A. Manzo President Teen Challenge- New Jersey Men's Teen Challenge formerly in Newark now appears to be located in Lebanon, NJ and is associated with Teen Challenge New England.  This may be the same as the Lazarus House location referenced above.  HEAL is investigating.
Teen Challenge Information--See
HEAL Review-- Teen Challenge Ranch in Morrow, AR Contract & Enrollment Materials  The above programs do not make their enrollment materials available to the public.  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: April 26th, 2017

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