You Were Made For This.


Life to the full.

​ Introducing adolescents in Cleveland to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.​

Young Life Spring Fundraiser

Join us for a night of food, friends and fun! Sign up below.

Date: May 11th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: THe Shipyards

Who We Are

at a Glance


Young Life begins in CLeveland

In 1969, Pete Weaver moved from Pittsburgh to start Young Life at Bay High School. Shortly thereafter, Tom Hammon moved to Cleveland and stayed on staff for several years, and starting the tradition of what we know now as Cleveland Young Life.


Ministries with Young Life staff and leaders on the west Side of Cleveland

Today, Young Life is active and well in the city of Cleveland. We have leaders in multiple distinct ministries and in 8 different high schools across the area.


young people being reached by Young Life staff and leaders in cleveland

Whether it's in Bay Village or Rocky River, Avon or Avon Lake, in schools in every community, Young Life leaders are interacting and being with kids, right in their own neighborhoods.


Kids involved

Since 1970, Young Life leaders have walked with kids and earned the right to be heard in an exhausting and exciting world. This year, hundreds of kids are involved every week all around Cleveland.

Where To Find Us

You Were Made For This


Your story matters, and it can make a difference beyond what you imagine.

Volunteer your time to work directly with young people.

Support the staff and leaders as part of the local adult committee.

Give resources to start or sustain the financial foundation at the local or national level.