Menifee County Youth Service Center

"Making a difference one child at a time."
Staff Contact:
Melanie Golden (Coordinator)

57 Indian Creek Road
Frenchburg, KY 40322
Hello, my name is Mrs. Melanie Golden. I am the Director of the Youth Service Center at Menifee County High School and Menifee County Elementary 6-8. I grew up in Menifee County and graduated from MCHS in 1995. I then attended Morehead State University where I obtained my Bachelor of Social Work. This is my eleventh year as the Director in Menifee.

In addition to the Youth Service Center I also serve as Director of our local Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (KY-ASAP) and the High School Attendance Committee, as well as serve on the local UNITE Board, Christian Social Services Board, School Safety & Educational Support Committee, PTO, PTSA, HOTTY (Healthy Outcomes Toward Today's Youth) Club, Grandparent Support Group, 4-H Council, FCS Council, FRYSC Coalition, Regional FRYSC Advisory Council, and Middle School Cheer Coach.
YSC Mission:

To enhance students' ability to succeed in school by
developing and sustaining partnerships that promote:

*Early learning and successful transition to school;
*Academic achievement and well-being; and
*Graduation and transition into adult life.
YSC Vision:

The Kentucky Division of Family Resource and Youth Service Centers in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish the national standard of excellence in the provision of school-based family support.

Areas Addressed:
*Referrals to Health and Social Services
*Career exploration and development
*Summer and part-time job development (h.s. only)
*Substance abuse education and counseling
*Family crisis and mental health counseling
*Teen pregnancy prevention and support
*Dropout prevention
*Basic needs assistance and referrals

Some specific services:
*In-school counseling (substance abuse & mental health)
*Smoking Cessation
*After-Prom party
*Summer programs
*Senior trip
*Baby Think-it-over
*Basic Needs
*Educational Support
*Home Visits
*Classroom Guidance
*Jr/Sr Spotlight Night
*Resource Links

Pictures of Students/Staff during YSC activities

Ron Cole Assembly

                                    "We Are Family, We Are Menifee!"

"From Africa to America"-Black History Month Assembly

"From Africa to America"-Black History Month Assembly

                                  Abraham Lincoln at the High School

Abraham Lincoln at MCE Reading & Math Night

Random Acts of Kindness Letter from MS students

Hands on Student Simulator


Hands on Student Simulator

                       M.S. Ball team helping at the New Hope Festival

New Hope Festival


                             Rachel's Challenge-Bullying Prevention


                                          MSU Little Company Play


                                                    Dome Theater


                                                 Middle School Dance


                                              Distracted Driving Simulator


                                                  6th grade Orientation


                                     2nd Sunday Event-Community Baby Shower


                                          Child Abuse Prevention Assembly


                                                       Inernet Safety Night



October Calendar:

October 6th-HS KIP Survey

October 7th-HS KIP Survey

October 8th-KY-ASAP meeting

October 8th-MCE Teacher's meeting

October 10th-Ron Cole Program

October 10th-K-PREP Awards

October 16th-School Board meeting

October 17th-MS KIP Survey

October 22nd-Fire Department-Fire Safety

October 23rd-Pep Rally

October 24th-Halloween Dance

October 25-MS Athletics to MSU Football game

October 27th-31st-Red Ribbon Week

*Monday-Superheros say no to drugs. Wear your favorite superhero costume.

*Tuesday-I "mustache" you to say no to drugs. Wear a mustache.

*Wednesday-We are too bright to do drugs. Wear neon and sunglasses.

*Thursday-Be Smart. Say no to drugs. Dress like a nerd.

*Friday-Say "boo" to drugs. Wear your costumes.

October 27th-CAP

October 28th-HS Open House

October 30th-MS Pack the House Night

October 30th-HS Book Fair







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Menifee County High School
119 Indian Creek Rd
Frenchburg, KY 40322  

Phone: 606-768-8102 
Fax: 606-768-8200