Men’s Program Student Funds & Personal Property to bring

STUDENTS ARE ALLOWED TO BRING TWO (2) SUITCASES WHEN CHECKING INTO THE PROGRAM. ITEMS NOT ON THE APPROVED LIST BELOW SHALL BE BOXED-UP AND MAILED TO A PERSON OF STUDENT’S CHOICE (at student’s expense).

Student Personal Property: The following suggested list of personal items will be needed by the student while participating in the program. These items may also be purchased or brought in by family at a later date,

  • Shirts/Dress – 3ea.
  • Shirts/Casual – 5ea.
  • Shirts/T’s – 5ea.
  • Suit (if possible) – 1ea.
  • Pants/black,dress – 2pr.
  • Pants/Casual – 2pr.
  • Pants/work – 4pr.
  • Shoes/Dress – 1pr.
  • Shoes/tennis – 1pr.
  • Underwear – 8pr.
  • socks/dress – 3pr.
  • socks/sport,work – 8pr.
  • Sweater/hoodie – 1ea.
  • Jacket/sport, dress – 2ea.
  • Jacket/ light weight – 1ea.
  • Jacket/ work – 1ea.
  • Ties – 2ea.
  • Pajamas – 2pr.
  • Sweat Pants – 1pr.
  • Sweat shirts – 2pr.
  • shorts/gym – 4pr.
  • Winter coat – 1ea.
  • Winter Gloves – 1ea.
  • Work Boots – 1pr.
  • Bath towels – 2ea.
  • wash cloths – 3ea.
  • Shaving kit – 1ea.
  • Bible – 1ea.
  • Social Security Card – 1ea.
  • Photo ID – 1ea.
  • Winter Cap – 1ea.
  • Work Gloves – 1ea.

NO BOOKS, MAGAZINES OR NEWSPAPERS ARE ALLOWED – ONLY THE BIBLE and one devotional

The following items may also be required:

  • Bath Soap
  • Hair Shampoo
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Brush or comb
  • Deodorant
  • Pillow (1)
  • Blanket (1-2)
  • Towels & Washcloths (2-4)
  • Notebook
  • Notebook paper
  • Pens & Pencils
  • Shower Shoes
  • No aerosols allowed

    such as deodorant, shaving crème, or hair spray.

  • Do Not Bring

    expensive jewelry or colognes. OVTC will not be held responsible for lost or stolen items.

  • In Case of Emergency

    If a student is unable to bring any of the items listed, he may obtain some items from the “blessing room”.

The items listed below are optional and the student shall bring only what is absolutely necessary:
  • Belts
  • Stationary
  • Envelopes
  • Postage Stamps
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Baseball Cap
  • Watch
  • Handkerchief
  • Mouthwash (alcohol free only)
  • Talc Powder
  • Wedding ring
  • Reading Glasses

Pictures of immediate family members only (no pictures of girlfriends) – 4 maximum (no photo or scrap albums).

No Other Items Allowed

Student funds:  Each student may have up to $50.00 per month on his student account to purchase toiletries, prescriptions, etc. (WalMart cards are strongly recommended in lieu of cash).  Student funds shall be deposited in the Ohio Valley Teen Challenge Student Account while in the program.  The balance of funds remaining, in a students account, shall be refunded to the student after discharge and release from the program.