Fort Worth Teen Challenge

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Bathroom Items

•    Shampoo, conditioner, face wash, razors

•    Liquid soap (NO bar soap)

•    Toiletries (NO alcohol based products)

•    Body towel, face towel, washcloth, loufa or body sponge

•    Sanitary items

Classroom Items

•    Bible if you have one, any version is okay 

     (except for the recovery Bibles or twelve step foot notes)

•    One daily devotional book 

•    Clean notebook paper, pens, and pencils

•    Journals must be new with NO writing in it

•    Optional: White-out, loose-leaf binder, spiral notebook,

      index cards, post-its, highlighters and pocket folder 

Bedroom Items

•    Twin size sheets, pillowcases, pillows, blanket, foam padding or mattress pad 

      (decorative comforter is provided)

•    No  more than two medium to large suitcases and one carry-on bag or equivalent*

•    Clothes hangers

•    Alarm clock

•    Electric fan

•    Small CD player or boom box (NO HEADPHONES OR EARPHONES ARE ALLOWED) 

•    Costume jewelry instead of expensive jewelry

•    Make-up, brush, comb, blow dryer, curling iron or rollers 

*We do not have a lot of drawer space, you may bring under the bed storage containers.

Miscellaneous Items

•    Conservative Christian music are welcome but preferably Praise and Worship

•    Postage stamps, blank stationary, envelopes

•    Flashlight

•    Gum, individually wrapped hard candy

•    Camera with new film or blank memory card 

•    Photographs of immediate family only are O.K. Nothing in large picture frames that need to be hung on the wall.

Laundry Items

•    Laundry Soap, dryer sheets, fabric softener (NO bleach)

•    Laundry basket or laundry bag


Birth Certificate

Drivers License or State issued photo ID

Social Security Card

Insurance, Medicaid cards/documentation

Dress Code

•    All clothing must be modest 

•    No tight fitting, or low cut or alluring clothing 

•    Skirts and dresses must be knee length or longer 

•    Shorts must be loose fitting and no shorter than 5 inches above the


•    T-shirts and Sweatshirts can be plain or with Christian logos

      (no inappropriate slogan/advertisement/graffiti, rude sayings, skulls, etc.) 

•    Cannot expose midriff at all 

•    You may wear tank tops but bra straps cannot show  

•    No strapless dresses or tops unless you wear a jacket or shrug 

•    For low rise fit pants, shorts or skirts your top must be long enough

      to cover

      your stomach and backside when sitting or standing 

•    If you wear leggings or jeggings, your shirt must come to mid thigh 

•    No masculine clothing


3 dresses or skirts for church

4 pairs of dress slacks and dress blouses

3-5 pairs of jeans, casual slacks

4-6 pairs of shorts, capris, workout shorts/pants

5-8 casual shirts or T-shirts

1 sweater/sweatshirt 

1 bathrobe

2 pajamas or modest sleepwear (NO lingerie)

1 pair of slippers

1-2 pairs of dress shoes, boots 

2 pairs of casual shoes or sandals/flip flops

1 pair of tennis shoes 

1 one-piece modest bathing suit, tankini

1 dress coat

1 casual coat or jacket

7 pairs of socks, tights, panty hose, etc.

7 pairs of underwear 

3-4 bras

Personal Items

What To Bring

Fort Worth Teen Challenge wants to extend our hospitality and offer our ladies a comfortable and homelike atmosphere. Our day to day attire is casual. The lists below are suggested items. Please keep in mind that space limited.