• Youth Services Center

    Family support programs thrive in a community where resources, leadership, and caring come together in response to real problems and real opportunities. Recognizing the importance of the total family in educational success, we offer a Youth Services Center to help families and children meet national and state academic standards. (The resource centers were included in the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990.) Their mission is to enhance students' abilities to succeed in school by assisting youth and their families with access to community programs. 

    Available services and programming include:  

    Family Crisis and Mental Health Counseling

    Referral for professional mental health counseling

    Referrals to community partners for assistance

    Resource library for parents

     

    Career Exploration and Development

    Career Fair

    Babysitting Clinic

     

    Substance Abuse Education and Counseling

    School-wide programming

    Referrals for treatment

    Provide materials/speakers for teachers to use in class

     

    Basic Needs

    Weekly backpack program (food bags)

    Referrals to community partners for assistance

    Provide hygiene supplies, school supplies, shoes, and clothing

    Holiday assistance: Thanksgiving/Christmas 

    Referrals for Vision/Hearing/Dental Screening

    Assistance with repairing/obtaining eye glasses

     

    Educational Support

    Homework Help/Organization Support

    Camp Beaumont for 6th Grade Students

    Guest speakers to support classroom learning

    Interest based after school programs

     

    Want to get involved in supporting the YSC?  We welcome you to join our Advisory Council or attend an upcoming Advisory Council Meeting!

    Meeting Dates for 2019-2020 are (meetings are at 8 am in the YSC)

    August 20

    October 15

    December 9

    February 11

    April 28 

     

    YSC Coordinator

    Betsy Waters

    betsy.waters@fayette.kyschools.us

    859-381-3107

     

    Hours

    Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm