• 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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Ilyes Joins Board of Directors

PTC Youth Services, Inc., is thrilled to announce the addition of Jimmy Ilyes as a member of our Board of Directors. Jimmy owns Woods Riders, a Red Lion-based business that services dirt bikes, motocross, ATVs, lawn equipment, motorcycles, and more. He purchased the business in 2011 and relocated it to Red Lion in 2013. A […]

Save the Date: Pancake Breakfast

Please save the date for 18 South Youth Center’s third annual Fall Harvest Pancake Breakfast fundraiser! When: Saturday, November 12, 2016 Where: Red Lion Elks Lodge – 323 West Broadway in Red Lion Time: Doors will open at 8 a.m. and close at 11 a.m. More details will be coming soon! We hope that you […]

Tire Garden Receives Graffiti Upgrade

During the past several years we have worked to make many improvements to the exterior of 18 South Youth Center in an attempt to create a more inviting and positive impression for local youth. Most recently, the tire garden that surrounds the entrance to our facility received a unique graffiti upgrade thanks to the talent […]

Pleasant View Church Gives New Front Door

The entryway to a building creates the first impression a person has upon entering a facility, and first impressions are vital for the success of our ministry at 18 South Youth Center. The first impression that teens get upon entering our youth center was vastly improved this Spring with the installation of a new front […]

The Guitar Spot Donates Guitars to 18 South

We are so incredibly grateful for the many ways that Chad Ward supports 18 South Youth Center! Chad is the owner of The Guitar Spot, located at 30 North Main Street in Red Lion. Not only does his business provide foundational financial support for our youth center as one of our committed Pillar of Hope […]

Winterblast Retreat Provides Freedom

During the weekend of March 11-13, 2016, six adults and 15 teens escaped to Camp Orchard Hill in Dallas, Pa., for their Winterblast Youth Retreat. Despite 18 South Youth Center’s new director, Max Halterman, dislocating his shoulder during a rousing game of GaGa, an amazing weekend was had by all and God moved in huge […]

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18 South Youth Ministries
P.O. Box 472
Red Lion, PA 17356

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.