• Volunteers Receive Suicide Prevention Training

    On Monday, Dec. 4. 2017, a group of 8 volunteers from 18 South completed a training course led by Suicide Prevention of York. These volunteers are now QPR (Question, Persuade, Respond) Certified, which is a method for detecting if someone is suicidal and then getting them treatment. According to Suicide Prevention of York, suicides in […]

  • Awakening Goddess Retreats Blesses 18 South

    18 South Youth Ministries is so grateful for the support of Laura Rudacille this holiday season! During the past few months, Laura has been raising money for 18 South by selling her Beautifully Broken pendant and offering a portion of the proceeds to our ministry. Through this project, her business, Awakening Goddess Retreats, has been […]

  • A Decade of Building Our Future

    On November 17, 2017, 18 South Youth Center marked 10 years of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time! The doors to 18 South opened on November 17, 2007, and during the next decade, 1,243 teens walked through those doors. Our ministry has grown by leaps and bounds since that time, and we are […]

  • Christmas 2017 Update

    We are joyfully celebrating 10 years of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time at 18 South Youth Center in 2017! Since the doors to our facility at 18 S. Pine St. in Red Lion opened on Nov. 17, 2007, more than 1,200 young people have crossed our threshold and encountered the love and […]

  • Pancake Breakfast Raises $5k+

    The 18 South Youth Center family is so grateful for the extreme generosity of every attendee, volunteer, and sponsor who came together to make our 2017 Pancake Breakfast a raving success! We raised more than $5,000 this year, which is double last year’s income. More than 100 supporters attended our breakfast at the Red Lion […]

  • 18 South Youth Center T-Shirts for $15

    Support 18 South Youth Center by purchasing one of our new t-shirts for $15! We have several size large and medium shirts available immediately, and we are happy to order more in different sizes, if needed. T-shirts can be picked up during 18 South’s hours or by appointment. Call 717.347.8416 to reserve yours today!


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18 South Needs Additional $1k Per Month

Life is messy. Friends betray one another. Family members neglect each other. Loved ones pass away. Bullies target those who are already hurting. Finances run dry. Enthusiasm runs out. Hope dwindles. We have seen this cycle run its course over and over again throughout the past year at 18 South Youth Center. Our response is […]

Pancake Breakfast Raises $3k+ for 18 South

Nearly 200 guests flooded Bethany House in Red Lion on Nov. 15 to support 18 South Youth Center and get their fill of pancakes, sausage, orange juice, and coffee at our $5 Pancake Breakfast! Thanks to the generosity of our attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and supporters, we were able to raise $3,200.00 for People That Care […]

Become a Partner of Hope with 18 South

One of our goals for 2014 is for our monthly income to catch up to our monthly expenses, and WE ARE SO CLOSE! We are looking for 50 people to become a Partner of Hope with PTC Youth Services by giving $20 a month to support 18 South Youth Center. Our organization has an ongoing […]

Grocery Gift Cards Needed for Grub Hour

Looking for an easy way to support our work at 18 South Youth Center? Please consider donating a Grocery Store Gift Card to help feed 20-25 teens each month during the school year with our Grub Hour cooking program. It costs roughly $50 per workshop to feed our crew, who might not be getting a […]

Volunteers Needed for Study Hall

We need YOUR help! 18 South Youth Center is preparing for the Fall semester of our new Study Hall after-school program! We are searching for volunteers to join our team in providing a positive atmosphere for teens to complete their homework from 3-5 p.m on Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 10, 2014. Completion of a Criminal Background […]

Summer 2014: The Whirlwind

What an incredible, action-packed summer we’ve at PTC Youth! So many opportunities to connect with the teens of 18 South Youth Center outside of our normal hours of operation came our way. Here’s a quick recap: It all started with our Dessert Reception on June 4, which was meant to draw in the local community […]

Contact Us

18 South Youth Ministries
P.O. Box 472
Red Lion, PA 17356
info@18South.org
717.347.8416

18 South Youth Ministries

18 South Youth Ministries strives to create opportunities for caring, responsible adults with Christian values to build authentic relationships with youth. The nonprofit operates 18 South Youth Center in Red Lion, Pa., which has reached more than 1,000 teens since it opened in November 2007.