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Menifee County Youth Service Center

"Making a difference one child at a time."
Staff Contact:
Melanie Golden (Coordinator)
melanie.golden@menifee.kyschools.us
Loren Parks (Clerical Assistant)
loren.parks@menifee.kyschools.us

606-768-8199
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 sixteenth 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.
 
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

 

 

                                         

                                         

                                           

                                                 

                                       

 

 

July-August 2019

  • July 4th-Happy Independence Day!
  • July 11th-National Threat Assessment Center Training in Louisville
  • July 16th-FRYSC Cadre @ 11:30
  • July 17th-KSNA Conference in Lexington

 

  • August 5th-Freshman Orientation at MCHS 5-7pm
  • August 6th-MCHS schedule pick up for Sophomores and Juniors 8-4pm
  • August 6th-MES back to school bash 4-6pm
  • August 7th-Senior jumpstart at MCHS 5-7pm
  • August 8th-FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!!
  • August 12th-KY-ASAP meeting @ 11:00
  • August 21st-Stand Strength Team
  • August 23rd-MES fall pictures

 

 

             

          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.