FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. How do I apply for BTH?

A. Download the application, fill it out completely and return it to the address shown. 

 

Q. Who can apply?

A. Any woman 21 years old or older. It should be noted that BTH is not designed to treat mental illness so we do not accept residents who are actively taking (or should be taking) medication for mental/emotional problems. BTH does not accept residents with a history of sex charges or convictions. In some cases, violent criminal charges or convictions will also disqualify an applicant.

 

Q. How much does it cost?

A. There is only a monthly fee of $100. In some instances, scholarship help is available. We can keep this cost at this low level because of the generosity of many followers of Jesus and several churches. 

 

Q. Do I have to be incarcerated to apply to BTH?

A. No. While most women who come to BTH are coming from prison or jail, it is not a requirement. For example, house arrest and pre-trial diversions are considered. 

 

Q. Do I have to be an addict to apply to BTH?

A. BTH is designed to address addictions and addictive behavior.

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Q. Does BTH provide emergency shelter?

A. No. Those services are provided by other capable agencies and institutions.

 

Q. How many residents live at BTH?

A. BTH has 8 beds at the present time. Contact us about availability. BTH is open all year.

 

Q. What are the rules for residents?

A. Please review the guidelines.

 

Q. Is there a daily schedule for residents?

A. Yes. Click for a sample schedule.

 

Q. What about "religion" and "doctrine?"

A. Daily living and religious teaching and practice is solely from a traditional Christian perspective, using the Holy Bible. The Southern Baptist Faith and Message is used as a resource guideline. Click it for a link to that document. Please note that people of all faiths (or no faith) are welcome to apply.