FRYSC Mission

The mission of the Family Resource and Youth Services Center (FRYSC) Program is to enhance students’ abilities to succeed in school by developing and sustaining partnerships that promote the following:

  • Early learning and successful transition into school
  • Academic achievement and well-being
  • Graduation and transition into adult life

Core Components

Core components are mandated in legislation (KRS 156.496). Senate Bill 192 was passed unanimously by both chambers of the Kentucky General Assembly and was signed into law by Governor Steve Beshear on April 15, 2008.

Family Resource Center

Family Resource Center (FRC) core components include the following:

  • Full-time preschool childcare for children 2 and 3 years of age
  • After-school childcare for children ages 4 through 12, with the childcare being full-time during the summer and on other days when school is not in session
  • Families in Training, which shall consist of an integrated approach to home visits, group meetings, and monitoring child development for new and expectant parents
  • Family literacy services as described in KRS 158.360 or a similar program designed to provide opportunities for parents and children to learn together and promote lifelong learning
  • Health services or referrals to health services, or both

Youth Services Center

Youth Services Center (YSC) core components include the following:

  • 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