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Last Updated: 9/30/2020 1:35 PM

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"Making a difference one child at a time."
Staff Contact:
Melanie Golden (Coordinator)
melanie.golden@menifee.kyschools.us


606-768-8199 or 606-768-8139
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 seventeenth year as the Director in Menifee.

In addition to the Youth Service Center I also serve as the District School Health Coordinator, Director of our local Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (KY-ASAP), as well as serve on the local UNITE Board, School Safety & Educational Support Committee, PTO, Grandparent Support Group, 4-H Council, FRYSC Coalition, Regional FRYSC Advisory Council, MCE and MCHS Wellness Committee, MCE and MCHS Leadership Committee.
 
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

*Attendance

*Dropout prevention

*Basic needs assistance and referrals

Some specific services:
*In-school counseling (substance abuse & mental health)
*Tobacco Cessation
*Prom
*After-Prom party
*Summer programs
*Basic Needs
*Graduation
*Educational Support
*Home Visits
*Classroom Guidance
*Resource Links

 

 

 

Pictures of Students/Staff during YSC activities

 

                                                                      Remix Anti-Bullying Program

Grandparent Breakfast

                                                          

    Madeline McDowell Breckinridge from

Chautauqua 

                                                                      

Random Acts of Kindness Letter from MS students

 

 

                                         

                                         

                                           

                                                 

                                       

 

 

October 2020

October:

  • 1-MS Girls Basketball game at Mason
  • 3-MCHS Soccer at Wolfe
  • 5-Start food drive
  • 5-11th grade returns to in person
  • 5-MS Baskeball game at Jackson
  • 6-MS Basketball game at Powell
  • 6-MCHS Volleyball game at Morgan
  • 6-MCHS Soccer vs. Bath
  • 8-10:30 FAIR team meeting
  • 8-MCHS Volleyball game vs. Bath
  • 8-MCHS Soccer vs. Wolfe
  • 9-MCHS Volleyball game at Jackson
  • 12-Middle School 6-8 and 10th grade returns to in person
  • 15-Christian Appalachian Project
  • 16-No School
  • 16-KAPS Conference
  • 19-No School
  • 26-31-Red Ribbon Week
  • 31-Halloween-Trick or Treat 6-8pm

 

             

          suicide prevention

 

 

If you or anyone you know are having trouble with heating cost there is a LIHEAP Crisis Program at the Gateway Community Action Agency.  This program helps low income families that are in a crisis situation with respect to their main source of heat.  Martha Gras is the LIHEAP Intake Worker for Menifee County.  You may contact her at 768-2369.