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"Making a difference one child at a time."
Staff Contact:
Melanie Golden (Coordinator)
Menifee Central
359 Wynn Flatt Road
Frenchburg, KY 40322
Menifee High School
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 Central 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 19th 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


*Dropout prevention

*Basic needs assistance and referrals

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

22-23 Calendar



  • 3rd-Menifee Central Open House for grades 5-8 (4-6pm)
  • 5th-FRYSC Cadre
  • 7th-No School
  • 10th-Start Angel Tree referrals
  • 12th-MCHS Sources of Strength training
  • 14th-17th-No School-Fall Break
  • 20th-Alive at 25 at MCHS (4-8pm)
  • 20th-School Board Meeting @ 5:30 pm
  • 22nd-MCHS Homecoming
  • 24th-28th-Red Ribbon Week
  • 31st-County trick or treat

Red Ribbon Week Activities:

  • 24th-PJ day
  • 25th-Superhero vs. Supervillain
  • 26th-Western Day
  • 27th-Throwback Thursday-dress as any decade
  • 28th-Say Boo-costume day





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