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|Thursday, 12 November 2009 19:31|
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long is the program?
A: 18 months for men, 18 months for women.
Q: What is a day like in the center?
A: Each day includes individual and group counseling, 6-8 hours of Bible College and assigned work responsibilities. This helps develop discipline and good work habits. Other activities include recreation, choir, GED classes, care groups, seminars, and church services. All these combined contribute to their healing and restoration.
Q: What if I am on probation or parole?
A: We accommodate visit; we have a good working relationship with the Department of Probation.
Q: Can I work?
A: We have a working stage portion of the program as students approach completion. Working stage starts in the 14th month for men and 10th month for the women.
Q: Who takes care of my children?
A: All arrangements for someone to care for your children are the student’s responsibility prior to entering the New Life Dream Centers.
Q: What if I am not a Christian?
A: We accept all people who will follow the Christian values and ethics of our program.
Q: Any cost to enter the program?
A: There is a $75 application fee and a $760 room and board fee each month. However, New Life Drean Centers doesn’t turn away anyone who doesn’t have the finances to enter the program.
Q: What if I am on medication?
A: New LifeDream Centers is strictly a drug free program and doesn’t permit any of its residents to be on any mood altering and/or controlled substances.
Q: Can I have money in while in the program?
A: No student is allowed to have money in his or her personal belongings until the student has reached the working stage of the program. Students are allowed to have funds held in a New Life Dream account and can put in a request for funds for scheduled shopping days.
Q: Can I see my family and call them?
A: For the first 30 days all students are on a probationary period and are not allowed any visits or phone calls. Thereafter, students who are married are allowed 2 calls a week. Students who are married and have children are allowed 3 phone calls a week. If a student is not married and has children they will be permitted 2 phone calls a week, and if a student is single and has no children they are allowed 1 phone call weekly. All phone calls are 10 minutes. All visits with family will begin after 90 days in the program. Students will be allowed 2 visits a month. Visit times and locations will be further explained in the NLDC rulebook.
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