Family Resource & Youth Services Center
~ The Kentucky FRYSCs were established as a component of the historic Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) of 1990.
~ Each center offers a unique blend of programs and services to serve the special needs of their student and family client populations.
~ Schools where at least 20 percent of the student population is eligible for free or reduced school meals may compete for FRYSC funding.
~ Currently 823 FRYSCs serve 1,181 schools for a total of 626,696 students.
~ FRYSCs are strengthened by community partnerships in their ability to provide vital programs, services and referrals to students and their families.
|The "Family Resource" centers serve children birth through age 12 and coordinate the following components: preschool child care, after-school child day care, families in training, family literacy services, and health services and referrals.
The "Youth Services" centers serve students older than 12 and coordinate the following components: referrals to health and social services, career exploration and development, summer and part-time job development (high school), family crisis & mental health counseling, and substance abuse education & counseling.
FRYSC MISSION STATEMENT
|To enhance students' ability to succeed in school by developing & sustaining partnerships that promote: early learning & successful transition to school; academic achievement & well-being; and graduation & transition into adult life
FRYSC WEBSITE LINKS
FRYSC FRONT LINES
FRYSC STATE DIRECTOR
Mrs. Melissa Goins
275 E. Main St., 3C-G
Frankfort, KY 40601
REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGER
Mr. Paul Cookendorfer
101 East Darbywood Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
~ JULY: Henry County Hearts of Grace FREE Yard Sale Event, Eminence Independent Schools Open House Extravaganza Event, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry
~ AUGUST: Henry County Community Baby Shower, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry, Dental Treatment Program for Students
~ SEPTEMBER: Elementary Fall Family Literacy Night Event, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry, Vision & Hearing Screeings for Students, Bike Safety Rodeo
~ OCTOBER: Red Ribbon Week School Activities, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry, Various Parent Workshops for Holiday Assistance
~ NOVEMBER: Reality Store Program for 8th Grade Students, "Coats for Kids" Program, Henry County Toy Run, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry
~ DECEMBER: FRYSC Holiday Assistance Program, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry, Kindergarten Dental Screening
~ JANUARY: Various Parent Workshops and Family Activities, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry
~ FEBRUARY: Father/Daughter Dance, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry
~ MARCH: Elementary Spring Family Literacy Night Event, Cinderella's Closet Prom Dress Program, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry, Truth & Consequences Program for Freshman Students
~ APRIL: Henry County Mobile Food Pantry
~ MAY: Family Latino Night Event, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry
~ JUNE: Henry County Salvation Army Camp, Henry County Mobile Food Pantry
~ Home Visits
~ Child Care Referrals & Child Care Center Information
~ Various Parenting Classes/Workshops
~ Referrals to GED/Adult Education program
~ Health Service Referrals
~ Utilities Assistance (financial)
~ Clothing Closet for students
~ Social Services Referrals
~ Substance Abuse Referrals
~ Family Crisis and Mental Health Referrals
~ Medical Assistance (financial)
~ School Supplies for Students
~ Field Trip Assistance
~ Extracurricular Activities Assistance
~ Housing Referrals and Housing Needs Assistance
For more information regarding any of the above information, please feel free to contact the Family Resource and Youth Services Center at 502.845.5427 x-2256