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  • Family Resource and Youth Service Centers

    web_fryscFamily Resource and Youth Services Centers were established as a component of the historic Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) of 1990. The mission of these school-based centers is to help academically at-risk students succeed in school by helping to minimize or eliminate noncognitive barriers to learning.

    Family Resource Centers offer:

    • Health and education services for assistance with full-time child care for 2- and 3-year-olds, new and expectant mothers.
    • Education to enhance parenting skills and education for preschool parents and their children.
    • Support and training for day-care providers.
    • Health service and referrals to health agencies.

    Youth Services Centers offer:

    • Health service and referrals to community health and social agencies.
    • Employment counseling, training and placement for youth.
    • Summer and part-time job development for youths.
    • Substance abuse services or referrals.
    • Family crisis and mental health services or referrals.

    Each school in Knox County includes a Family Resource or Youth Service Center here to assist you and your child.

    Central Elementary

    Dewitt Elementary

    Flat Lick Elementary

    Girdler Elementary

    G.R. Hampton Elementary

    Jesse D. Lay Elementary

    Lynn Camp Elementary

    Knox County Middle

    Knox Central High School

    Lynn Camp Middle/High