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The Adult & Teen Challenge WA program aims to prepare students to take an active role in shaping their lives and futures, to remain free from drug, alcohol and other addictions and to prepare them for the challenges and complexities of this day and age.

We endeavour to meet the needs of the whole person to help them to be Physically well, Socially adjusted, Mentally sound, Emotionally balanced and Spiritually alive.

Located near Esperance, Adult & Teen Challenge’s Grace Academy is a 40 bed facility on 250 acres of land and is a residential rehabilitation program that offers men and women aged 18 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.

To be eligible you need to:

  • Have a substance abuse problem or struggle with a life controlling issue
  • Be aged 18 or over (male and female)
  • Have personally made the decision and are committed to completing the program
  • Acknowledge and accept this is a Christian based program

Application Process:

We are a self-referral program, please call the office on (08) 9246 5777 to book an assessment between the hours of 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday (Public Holidays excluded).  

You will be required to fill out ATCWA paperwork and attach any necessary documents including:

  • ATCWA Medical Assessment
  • Mental Health letter of referral (where applicable)
  • Centrelink Income Statement
  • Police Check

The program is broken in to three phases:

  • Recovery
  • Personal Leadership Development
  • Transition and Work Skills Development

A typical week at Grace Academy includes:

  • Individual and group studies
  • Work duties
  • Character development
  • Recreation and social activities

Once students complete the residential program at Grace Academy, Adult & Teen Challenge WA offers graduates a number of programs to ensure their transition back into everyday life is a success:



Adult & Teen Challenge WA hosts a yearly graduation, celebrating the amazing work of students who have completed the program.  Joined by staff, family, friends, churches, business community, supporters and Alumni.

The evening is packed with testimonies, worship and fellowship and is the highlight of all Adult & Teen Challenge’s events as our Graduate students are celebrated for the Hope they have found.

How To Apply

Adult & Teen Challenge do our best during our staffed hours to take your call and to answer your questions. There are a range of factors we need to take into consideration before someone is offered the opportunity to join our residential program at Grace Academy.



Read through our website and get in touch if you have any additional questions. 


Call Us

To book an assessment, please get in touch. 


Begin the challenge

Attend an assessment and ATC WA Head Office 

Bendat Family Foundation Scholarship

Adult & Teen Challenge WA are excited to offer our recent Graduate students an opportunity to apply for the Bendat Family Foundation Scholarship to pursue further education.


Bendat Family

Further education funding opportunities are avaliable via the Bendat Family Foundation Scholarship, please contact us for more information.