Menifee County Youth Service Center
"Making a difference one child at a time."
Melanie Golden (Coordinator)
Loren Parks (Clerical Assistant)
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, Menifee County Elementary 6-8 and the Menifee Academy. 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 fifteenth 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), on 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, Grandparent Support Group, 4-H Council, FRYSC Coalition, Regional FRYSC Advisory Council, MCE and MCHS Wellness Committee, MCE and MCHS Leadership Committee.
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.
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.
*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
*Basic needs assistance and referrals
Some specific services:
*In-school counseling (substance abuse & mental health)
Pictures of Students/Staff during YSC activities
Remix Anti-Bullying Program
Mark Twain from the Chautauqua program at MCHS
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge from
Chautauqua program at MCE 6-8
Community Baby Shower
Random Acts of Kindness Letter from MS students