Teen Challenge - Grace AcademyLocated near Esperance, Teen Challenge Grace Academy is situated on 250 acres of land and consists of classrooms, dining room, chapel, gymnasium and offices. The property also has a 50 acre lake, livestock and other buildings.Grace Academy is a residential rehabilitation and detox program that offers men and women aged 16 and over freedom from drug and alcohol dependence and other life control problems. Based on Christian principles, the program offers academic and vocational training and focuses on developing Christian character, equipping the individual to return to family and society as a responsible citizen. Includes lectures, character development, relational guidance, social skills and recreation. To emphasise the educational aspect of the program, Teen Challenge refers to its residents as ‘students’. The student is tutored in developing positive attitudes, trustworthiness, concern for others and a strong sense of responsibility.

Maximum Number of Residents: 40

Age Range : 16 Years +

Approximate Payment: 80% Of Centrelink

Length of Stay: 1 – 2 Years

Types of Treatment: Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling



PO Box 277

Greenwood, 6924

81 Ellersdale Ave

Warwick, 6024

(It is best to phone first)

P: (08) 9246 5777

F: (08) 9246 5377



E: admin@teenchallengewa.org.au

W: www.teenchallengewa.org.au/welcome


Emma Wynne

A.B.C – 30/4/2009

 “Growing Strong at Teen challenge academy”