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YSC

Last Updated: 7/29/2021 3:08 PM

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"Making a difference one child at a time."
Staff Contact:
Melanie Golden (Coordinator)
melanie.golden@menifee.kyschools.us
Menifee Central
606-768-8499
359 Wynn Flatt Road
Frenchburg, KY 40322
 
Menifee High School
606-768-8139
119 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 18th year as the Director in Menifee.

In addition to the Youth Service Center I also serve as the 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, MC and MCHS Wellness Committee, MC 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

 

 

                                         

                                         

                                           

                                                 

                                       

 

 

21-22 Calendar

July:

  • 5th-16th-summer school at MES
  • 21st-Policy Assessment Mtg.
  • 23rd-Regional AC Mtg.
  • 23rd-FRYSC Cadre Mtg.
  • 24th-Community Open House at Menifee Central
  • 26th-Junior/Senior Jumpstart at MCHS 2-6pm
  • 27th-Freshman/Sophomore Orientation at MCHS 4-6:30pm
  • 29th-Family Fair Night at Farmers Market 5-7pm
  • 31st-Auction at MES

August:

  • 4th-FRYSC Cadre Mtg.
  • 5th-Menifee Central Back to School Bash
  • 12th-First day for students

 

             

          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.