• 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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Introducing 18 South Youth Ministries

We are thrilled to announce that People That Care (PTC) Youth Services, Inc., has changed its name to 18 South Youth Ministries, Inc. Nothing is changing about our ministry, other than the name of our nonprofit and a few of our contact details. This change is being made in an effort to streamline our branding […]

Be Like Chris

This is Chris. Chris volunteers at 18 South Youth Center for 3 hours every Thursday evening. He tells the kids corny jokes and talks about old cars and hunting. Chris loves Jesus and the kids love Chris. We need more men like Chris to mentor the young men at 18 South. Please, Be Like Chris.

Spring Banquet Raises $5.2k for 18 South

18 South’s Spring Banquet raised $5,217.00 in support of our ministry! Nearly 100 attendees enjoyed a delicious catered meal, an encouraging message from Pastor Josh Ott, and the opportunity to learn more about our accomplishments during the past decade of Building Our Future, One Teen at a Time. A special thanks goes out to First […]

18 South Receives $3k from Elks

On May 5, 2017, 18 South Youth Center accepted a $3,000.00 contribution from the Red Lion Elks Lodge #1592 for the third year in a row! The funds were presented by Elks Representative Terry Albright (pictured left) and to Jessica Cauller (pictured right). We are so incredibly grateful for this organization’s tremendous continued support!

18 South Receives $1.2k FLY Grant

On April 19, 2017, 18 South Youth Center was awarded a $1,200.00 grant from the Future Leaders of York, which is a program of Leadership York that allows high school sophomores and juniors to learn to become lifelong, responsible, active participants in their hometown community. 18 South was one of four York County organizations supported […]

2017 Winter Retreat Reaches Teen Hearts

From March 10-12, 2017, Camp Orchard Hill in Dallas, Pa., once again hosted a youth center-focused weekend as part of their Winterblast Retreat program. Through the generosity of our donors, 18 South Youth Center was able to take 20 teenagers and 6 adult mentors on this amazing getaway! Special thanks go to Ray Beaver from […]

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.