Youth for Christ serves incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youth in responding to their needs with relational programs that encourage conversation and build capacity for success in them.
Our international YFC mission statement is - YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to prayer and the Word of God, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.
Children & Youth
Formerly Incarcerated
Affiliate Since

Our Partnership

Mobilizing Volunteers
Our volunteers walk alongside the young people to demonstrate real, loving and consistent mentorship.
Creativity From Our Volunteers
Youth for Christ seeks to build valued relationships by partnering with the local church to raise up life long followers of Jesus and to be empowered to make decisions supporting their physical, spiritual and emotional well being.
Why We Love This Affiliate
We love Youth for Christ because of their desire for every young person to have an opportunity to make an informed decision to be supported holistically and to be renewed and restored in Christ.


Aug 08.07.2020
In June, Redeemer Downtown asked congregants to watch the movie, Just Mercy, which is based on Bryan Stevenson's memoir, and then join a group discussion. To encourage their community to take further action toward biblical justice, Downtown and HFNY then invited three HFNY affiliates to talk more about criminal and
May 05.27.2020

During the month of May, our Prayer Guide focuses on the currently and formerly incarcerated incarcerated, including adults and youth. As COVID-19 concerns has increased, the prison and juvenile detention systems in the U.S. have been faced with the overwhelming challenge of trying to isolate inmates and youth from each other, not just

May 05.12.2020
In our Prayer Guide, the month of May is when we recognize and pray for the formerly incarcerated community. Read our prayer!