FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We realize many factors are unknown in this process. Here are some questions we are frequently asked. If you have additional questions, please contact us by calling 951-943-7097 or email info@uturnforchrist.com.

Is there a cost?

U-Turn For Christ asks for a six hundred dollar per month donation, with a minimum two-month commitment, payable upon arrival, in the form of a cashier’s check, money order, or cash. The donation will cover housing costs for the first phase of the program (Phase One, two months).

 

Who can enroll?

Anyone can enroll as long as they are over 18, not a registered sex offender, and sober for at least 24 hours before enrolling.

 

Do I need a Church referral?

There is no referral necessary to enroll in the program.

 

What should I bring with me?

A Bible, notebook, pens, highlighters, a week’s worth of clothing, including work clothes and one outfit you will feel comfortable wearing to Church services, laundry bag, laundry soap, twin blanket or sleeping bag, pillow, and twin sheets.

 

What can’t I bring?

A vehicle, cell phone, computer, tablets, iPods and other media players, secular media, all reading material other than your Bible (including commentaries and other extra-biblical media), products containing alcohol, clothing with secular/offensive logos, cigarettes, and all other tobacco products, or tobacco substitutions. We recommend you do not bring any personal valuables or cash over $20.

 

Do I have to be a Christian to enroll?

No, but you must be willing to participate in all Bible studies, church services, and events.

 

Is there a dress code?

Yes.

MEN: All shirts must have sleeves, no clothing with secular/offensive logos, pants and shorts cannot sag.

WOMEN: Avoid clothes that are conforming to the body. No white t-shirts, shorts can be no more than 3 inches above the knee.

 

Can I be visited?

After a 12 day probation period following enrollment, you can be visited on Sundays from 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Note: Visitation is for immediate family only (i.e., Mom, Dad, Brother, Sister, Spouse, Children, ONLY). Please note that the dress code applies to all visitors.

 

Do you accept court referrals?

Yes, we do. Please note that if a court allows an individual to participate in our program rather than incarceration, enrollees must complete both phases. Phase One is two months, and Phase Two is six months, making their total commitment to the program a minimum of eight months.