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Youth Services Center

2340 Hwy 22 East
Owenton, KY 40359
484-3531

 

Survey   

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Owen County Youth Services Center Parent Survey 2019  

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FY3FRYY

 

 

Summer

 

 

FRYSC Mission Statement `
   

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.

 

FRYSC Vision

 

The Kentucky Division of Family Resource and Youth Services Centers in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall establish the national standard of excellence in the provision of school-based family support.

 

Family Crisis Mental Health Counseling

  • Sponsor MBMS and OCHS Peer Helper Programs
  • Refer students to mental health services
  • Sponsor Girl Power Club at OCHS
  • Assist in implementing Suicide Prevention Programs at MBMS and OCHS
  • Assist in implanting Resiliency Poll at OCHS and MBMS
  • Work with students in immediate danger to themselves or others to get the help they need
  • Partner with local mental health agencies to provide QUALITY care to families and students
  • Girls on the Run Program
  • Sources of Strength Program 
 

Health Services or Referrals to Health Services

  • Provide basic needs services to promote a healthy life for students
  • Assist students in finding a doctor for basic health care needs
  • Assist students needing basic clothing and hygiene needs
  •  Facilitate and organize Power Pack Program 
  • All 5th grade students participate in Recipe for Life Program
  • Operate Rebel Marketplace Food Pantry monthly for any MBMS or OCHS family

 

Career Exploration and Development 

  • MBMS students will have opportunity to serve at Legislative pages

  • Organize college and career field trips for MBMS and OCHS students 

  • Chaperone college fair field trip

  • Assist OCHS students with professional binders that include resume writing, interview skills, and proper attire
  • Assist with- FAFSA nights, College Application Day, and Seal the Deal College Signing Day at OCHS

 

Community Involvement
 
  • Sponsor and organize  Back-to-School Bash for students and families
  • Collaborate and implement Holiday Assistance program
  • Refer families and students to local community resources
  • Provide enrichment programs for students and families
  • Coordinate local commodity food program 
 
Educational Support and Drop Out Prevention
  • Summer Enrichment field trip opportunities
  • Organize 5th and 9th grade transition programs
  • Participate in open house activities at OCHS and MBMS
  • Organize and facilitate  Cinderella's Closets opportunity for OCHS junior and seniors
  • (30) Young women Attend Young Women Lead Conference yearly

 

 


 

Youth Services Center FreeStore Food Bank Pantry

 

Call Kim Duvall to schedule an appointment @ 502-484-4016.

 

Participation requirements are regulated by the Free Store Food Bank School Pantry.  The requirements include that at least one student living in the household must be enrolled in either the Maurice Bowling Middle School or the Owen County High School, however, food will be provided for everyone living in the household. Click the link above for more information and distribution dates.

                                                                               Food Pantry Shelves       

 

 

Youth Services Center Advisory Council Meeting Dates

 

Meetings for the 2019-2020 School year

August 22nd                 March 26th

October 24th                May 28th

January 9th

 

Meetings are held from 12:00-1:00 at the Owen County Extension Office. Any OCHS or MBMS parent or community partners are invited to attend. Please RSVP by calling the YSC!

 

 

Brighton Center/ A Community of Support/ Project Safe Place

   https://www.brightoncenter.com/programs/community_youth_services/project-safe-place  

Project Safe Place.  Youth are empowered to make a difference in their own lives to develop their full potential.  Safe Place is an outreach and prevention program for young people in need of immediate help and safety.

 

 

Career Exploration Documents:

Kentucky Career Center

Youth Talent Development

Fed Ex: Part Time Positions

 

 

 

St. Elizabeth Medical College and Career Fair

  Career Day Career Day Career Day  Career Day

 

Senior "Let the Journey Begin" Night

                          seniors Senior  sen  

 

 

 

                                                                                        

 

         Girl Power Club                                                                MBMS Peer Helpers

Girl Power Club                         Peer Helper    Peer Helper

                                                       

CAMP MBMS

Camp MBMS      Camp MBMS     Camp

 

 

Summer Outreach Day    

                                     Food Truck outreach day     Food Truck 

 

Grandparents as Parents Appreciation Luncheon

              Grandparents Lunch      Grandparents Lunch     Grandparents

 

Sweet Owen Day

Sweet Owen day        Sweet Owen Day       Sweet Owen Day       Sweet Owen Days

                                               Sweet Owen Day       Sweet Owen

 

 

Becky Mefford, Coordinator
becky.mefford@owen.kyschools.us

502-484-4017

Kim Duvall, Administrative Assistant
kim.duvall@owen.kyschools.us

502-484-4016

 

 

 

 

Resources

Kentucky Family Resource Youth Services Center Website

Owen County Youth Services Center Brochure