The Jeremiah Youth Center

Empowering Perryville’s youth with hope and identity to walk out their unique destinies.

A place where Perryville, MO youth can feel:

Like Family

Meals, consistency, and love flow from every corner to make youth feel right at home.

Safe and Understood

The perfect place to come and be heard. A safe, judgment-free, respectful environment to talk about the real problems youth face.


An environment that highlights the youth's strengths and encourages them to grow into amazing young adults, ready to conquer the world.

Need someone to talk to?

At The Jeremiah Center, Youth can receive free ministerial advice! Sometimes, youth just need someone to talk to about the problems they face.

Counseling in the Perryville, MO area can cost around $125 for a single hour-long session and is not affordable for most youth. The Jeremiah Center provides free, limitless, and fully confidential ministerial advice that will truly empower youth with a hope for their future. No judgement, totally safe, and no will to “change you.”

Who are the Founders?

Larry and Denise Dougherty founded The Jeremiah Center in April 2022. This was a result of a life long dream to help teens realize their full potential. They have a heart to nurture and tend to the teens of Perryville.

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Help Fund The Jeremiah Center

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or check out our feeder corporation, The Jeremiah Sauce Co., through the tab at the top of this page.


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