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Youth Service Center

The primary goal of the Metcalfe County Youth Services Center is to remove non-academic barriers to learning as a means to enhance student academic success. The Center is designed to identify, coordinate, and use existing community resources to help students succeed in school. The Center promotes the flow of resources and support to families in ways that strengthen the functioning and enhance the growth and development of the members of the family unit. The FRYSC Mission Statement is to enhance student’s ability to succeed in school by developing and sustaining partnerships that promote: early learning and successful transition to school; academic achievement and well-being; graduation and transition into adult life.

Services of the Metcalfe County Youth Services Center include:

  • Referrals to health and social services

  • Career exploration and development

  • Summer and part-time job development for high school students

  • Substance abuse education and counseling

  • Family crisis and mental health counseling

  • Basic needs

    -School supplies
    -Personal hygiene
    -Clothing

  • Parents as partners (educational support)

The Metcalfe County YSC serves Metcalfe County Middle School and Metcalfe County High School students and their families. All contacts are confidential. All students and their families may use the center.

Judy Thompson, Coordinator

Pam Stearns, Assistant Coordinator

(270) 432-4673