Restoring the lives of men in the Metro-East area

The Men’s Residential Training Center is a program of  NLEC. This residential, 12-24 month program allows men to find the restoration and healing they need to be successful. The Men’s Residential Training Center is built on Biblical principles, leading to lasting, transformative change. Our goal is to get men back on their feet permanently.

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New Life Evangelistic Center, Inc.
2428 Woodson Rd.
Overland, MO 63114

(314) 421-3020

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Students of the Men’s Residential Training Center face a variety of challenges: poverty, substance abuse, toxic relationships, and more. Each student of the Men’s Center has access to a variety of classes and resources to address the specific challenges leading to homelessness:

Bible study & Chapel

Anger management & Conflict Resolution


Academic classes & Tutoring

Counseling & Therapy

Job skill & Vocational training

Addiction & Recovery Education

Legal Assistance

Healthcare Referrals


NLEC provides a safe place to sleep, as well as hot meals, clothing, hygiene products, and access to warm showers each night.

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Each woman entering into the Men’s Residential Training Program can spend time focusing on wellness. They will be able to visit the doctor & dentist for health evaluations, begin therapy sessions, and adjust to life at NLEC.


The training program provides in-depth training and instruction of job skills such as computer training, reception work, renewable energy, television, and radio production, hospitality, and farming and livestock care.

New Life Evangelistic Center is so much more than shelter.

It’s a catalyst for a hope-filled future.