This is a  staff list for Teen Challenge of Virginia (Locations: Staunton, Newport News )  

(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
Justin & Ashley Franich Program Director(s) (married) Staunton Location--Shenandoah Valley Teen Challenge--Justin is the son of John and Novella Franich (founders of this location).   Justin is a Teen Challenge "graduate".  HEAL is in the process of reviewing the enrollment materials for this location.
Nathaniel Grey Intern Grey is a "graduate" of the Teen Challenge Training Center.
John Selby House Manager Selby is a "graduate" of the Shenandoah Valley Teen Challenge.
Roy Drake House Manager Drake is a "graduate" of the "Staunton House" Teen Challenge.
John Franich Founder/Executive Director Father of Program Director, Justin Franich.
Rev. Troy Collier Executive Director Newport News Location--Youth Challenge of Hampton Roads, Inc.--There is no public information regarding enrollment or program details for this location.
Travis Hall Public Relations Director  
Jack Dobson Men's Home Director  
Greg Briant Asst. Men's Home Director  
Stan Anderson Choir/Education  Director  
Connie Patterson Women's Home Director  
Cynthia Potts Asst. Women's Home Director  
Ron Jefferson Thrift Store Manager  
Wayne Williams Mechanic  
Teen Challenge Information--See
HEAL Review-- Teen Challenge Ranch in Morrow, AR Contract & Enrollment Materials  HEAL is in the process of reviewing the available enrollment materials for the above program(s).  In the meantime, 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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