Family Resource & Youth Services Center
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Eminence FIT & FRYSC
~ 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
~ 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 or by email at Leesa.firstname.lastname@example.org