• Family Resource Center

    Meadowthorpe Family Resource Center Information

    Mary Jo Dendy, MSW-- Coordinator

    Since 1994, the Family Resource Center (FRC) has served two schools, Sandersville (formerly Linlee) and Meadowthorpe. The FRC provides a variety of programs and services to enhance student success. All children enrolled in these schools and their families can use the FRC.

     

    Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm

    Meadowthorpe: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Fridays split

    Early morning or evening by appointment. Open all year (summer hours may vary)

    Telephone: Meadowthorpe (859-381-3526) Please leave a message.

    Email: maryjo.dendy@fayette.kyschools.us

    For more information about Kentucky Family Resource and  Youth Service Centers click here.

     

    The Meadowthorpe FRC Advisory Counvil meets six times a year during the school year to oversee services and programs. The Advisory Council is composed of parents, school staff, and community representatives. All meetings are open to the public- anyone may attend the meetings.

     

    2017-2018 FRC Advisory Council Meetings

    Wednesdays, 3:30-4:15pm

    August 30, 2017- Sandersville

    October 11, 2017- Meadowthorpe

    December 6, 2017- Sandersville

    February 7, 2018- Meadowthorpe

    April 18, 2018- Sandersville

    June 6, 2018- Meadowthorpe

     

    Family Resource Center Services Provided:

    Limited Assistance with Basic Needs and Community Referrals

    God's Pantry referrals, cleaning supplies, school supplies, eye exams, health and dental needs, GED programs, holiday programs, clothing, weekend backpack food, crisis needs

    Family storytimes/family nights

    Fun events that include activities like dinner, reading, fitness, and crafts

    Family lunch days

    Scheduled by grade level and special Grandparent lunches in the Fall

    All in the family

    Monthly support group for family members raising relatives' children

    Student programs

    A variety of programs such as academic recognition, girls mentoring, after-school clubs, community service

    IDEALS Counseling Services

    Free counseling services

    Child care referrals

    Pre-school, after-school, and summar programs

    Babysitter course

    Training class for 5th grade students

    Parent/Child classes

    8 week class for parents and 3 year olds (TOTS)

    Assistance available for children with incarcerated parents

    Many more services available- just ask!