Menifee County Youth Service Center

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

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 twelfth 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, and Middle School Cheer Coach.
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

Pictures of Students/Staff during YSC activities

                                        Remix Anti-Bullying Program

Coat give away

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










February Calendar:

  • 1st-MCE/MCHS Wellness Committee Meeting 3:30
  • 2nd-FERPA Meeting 1:00
  • 4th-CAP
  • 9th-HS SBDM 4:15
  • 9th-Volunteer Training in MCE Cafeteria 6:00
  • 10th-KY-ASAP & P2P Meeting 11:00
  • 11th-Donkey Ballgame at MCHS 6:00
  • 12th-Annual day of Purity
  • 12th-MCE 6-8 Valentine's Dance
  • 16th-Legislative Reception in Frankfort 5:00
  • 17th-CCC Meeting 12:00
  • 18th-MCE SBDM 5:00
  • 18th-School Board Meeting 6:00
  • 19th-Reality Store Planning 10:00
  • 20th-Princess Tea Party 2:00 (Miss Menifee Scholarship Pageant)
  • 29th-March 4th-Book Fair at MCE






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