• 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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Holiday Season Blessings 2016

The more that the word spreads about the important work accomplished by 18 South Youth Center, the more that the community responds by supporting our organization in tremendous ways. During this holiday season, our youth center has been blessed with an expanded music nook, freshly waxed floors, donated office and event space, an outpouring of […]

Schor Joins Board of Directors

PTC Youth Services, Inc., is thrilled to announce the addition of Becky Schor as a member of our Board of Directors! A native of Maryland, Becky and her husband, Paul, moved to Pennsylvania when their first son was born in 2000. She currently resides in Red Lion with her husband and two sons, Alex and […]

Three Teens Enjoy Ladies Retreat

Three lucky young ladies were treated to a special day-long retreat on Saturday, September 17, 2016, at the beautiful Camp Andrews in Holtwood, Pa. The teens spent the day being doted on by six loving female volunteers, zip lining, yummy food, a warm camp fire, and participating in a low-ropes team building course. Throughout the […]

18 South Crew Enjoys Summer Man Retreat

A group of 5 volunteers and 15 teen boys from 18 South Youth Center ventured into the wilderness during the weekend of July 29-31, 2016 for our first ever Summer Man Retreat. The retreat took place at the beautiful Camp Andrews in Holtwood, Pa. The crew enjoyed group activities including zip lining, a giant swing, […]

18 South Bids Farewell to Quoss

PTC Youth Services is bidding a fond farewell to Jim Quoss, who is stepping down from our board of directors in August 2016 after faithfully serving as a board member for more than three years. Jim serves as the pastor of Freedom Biker Church in York and works as an IP Communications Specialist at Fulton […]

Carrigan Joins Board of Directors

PTC Youth Services, Inc., is thrilled to announce the addition of Marilyn Carrigan as a member of our Board of Directors. A native of northern New Jersey, Marilyn moved to Red Lion in 2005 with her husband, Bill, to be closer to their two children and four grandchildren. She joined our board in August 2016. […]

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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.