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Menifee County Youth Service Center

"Making a difference one child at a time."
Staff Contact:
Melanie Golden (Coordinator)

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 and Menifee County Elementary 6-8. 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 thirteenth 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.
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
*Senior trip
*Basic Needs
*Educational Support
*Home Visits
*Classroom Guidance
*Resource Links


So thankful for all who showed their support for

Black Friday for the Menifee FRYSC!







Pictures of Students/Staff during YSC activities

Legislative Reception with Represenative David Hale.

Legislative Reception with Attorney General Andy Beshear.

National Day of Purity 2016

National Day of Purity 2016

                                        Remix Anti-Bullying Program

Sterling Academy performance

MCE 6-8 Homecoming

Summer Basketball Camp

Grandparent Breakfast


Mark Twain from the Chautauqua program at MCHS

    Madeline McDowell Breckinridge from

Chautauqua program at MCE 6-8



Community Baby Shower

                                                Wildcat Carnival

From Africa to America-Black History Month Assembly


Donation from TK's gym


                                  Abraham Lincoln at the High School

Summer Feeding Program

Random Acts of Kindness Letter from MS students










September Calendar:

  • 1st-FRYSC Assistant Interviews
  • 5th-No school
  • 6th-CAP sign-ups in Paintsville @ 8:30
  • 7th-Child Abuse Prevention Mtg. @ 9:00-Public Library
  • 7th-Regional Prevention Center Interview @ 12:00
  • 8th-DLT Mtg. @ 8:30
  • 8th-Regional FRYSC Mtg. in Morhead
  • 9th-FRYSC Mtg. @ 10:00
  • 12th-Grandparent Breakfast
  • 14th-KY-ASAP Mtg. @ 11:00
  • 14th-MCE Staff Mtg. @ 3:30
  • 15th-FAIR Team Mtg. @ 9:00-Courthouse
  • 15th-School Board Meeting @ 5:30
  • 16th-MCE Fall Pictures
  • 16th-Too Good For Violence Classes with 8th grade
  • 19th-23rd-Addictions Recovery Awareness Week
  • 22nd-Wear Turquoise Day in support of Addictions Recovery
  • 22nd-Too Good For Violenc Classes with 8th grade
  • 23rd-Relay for Life Zumba 6-7 at MCE
  • 24th-Princess Tea Party at UK Children's Hospital
  • 27th-YSC Advisory Council Mtg. 5:30
  • 28th-Christian Appalachian Project
  • 29th-Too Good For Violence Classes with 8th grade

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.






Contact Us
Menifee County High School
119 Indian Creek Rd
Frenchburg, KY 40322