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What are the Henderson County Family Resource and Youth Services Centers?
The Henderson County FRYSC, created as a part of the Kentucky Education Reform Act, enhances students’ abilities to succeed in school. The FRYSC provides services to students and families as well as linking students to school and community organizations that will assist the student.
 
Mission Statement
Henderson County Family Resource Youth Services Center’s mission is to enhance students’ abilities to succeed in school by developing and sustaining academic success.
 
Who can use the Family Resource Youth Services Centers?
The Family Resource Youth Services Center is open to all Henderson County students and their families. 
 
Who operates the Family Resource Youth Services Centers?
An advisory council made up of school employees, parents, students (YSC only), and community representatives oversee and approve the center operation and expenditures of the Henderson County Family Resource Youth Services Centers. 
 
Where are the Henderson County Family Resource and Youth Services Centers’?
Each elementary school, middle, and high school in Henderson County has a center in each building. The Family Resource Youth Services Center office hours vary by center and are open Monday through Friday year round. All centers have additional hours by appointment only.
 
How can parents and the community get involved?
Parent/Guardian and Community involvement is an essential part of student success. There are many activities that would be perfect for volunteer groups or organizations, including the Backpack program. Contact your Center for more information.
 
Services/Referrals provided by the Henderson County FRYSC’s
Back to School Readifest                     
Back to School clothing/supplies assistance           
After School Childcare
Attendance                                          
Meeting Basic Needs
Backpack Program                                   
Family Programs
Support Groups                                   
Case management
Home Visits                                         
Mental Health Counseling Referrals
Collaboration with local agencies      
Christmas and Thanksgiving Assistance Referrals
Drug and Alcohol Prevention / Counseling Referrals
Advocates for families and children
Health and Social Service Referrals
Communication between school and parents
 
A.B. Chandler Elementary School – FRIENDS Family Resource Center
11215 US Hwy 60 West Henderson, KY 42420 270-533-6176
Coordinator – Mackenzie Windhaus
email – mackenzie.windhaus@henderson.kyschools.us
 
Bend Gate Elementary School – Family Resource Center
920 Bend Gate Road Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5048
Coordinator – Mary Bullock
email – mary.bullock@henderson.kyschools.us
 
Cairo Elementary School – ACORNS Family Resource Center
10694 US Highway 41A Henderson, KY 42420 270-533-6845
Coordinator Mikaela Dorsett
email - mikaela.dorsett@henderson.kyschools.us
 
East Heights Elementary School – Family Resource Center
1776 Adams Lane Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5057
Coordinator Melissa Walker
email – melissa.walker@henderson.kyschools.us
 
Jefferson Elementary School – FRIENDS Family Resource Center
315 Jackson Street Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5090
Coordinator – Mackenzie Windhaus
email – mackenzie.windhaus@henderson.kyschools.us
 
Niagara Elementary – ACORNS Family Resource Center
13043 Hwy 136 E Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5144
Coordinator Mikaela Dorsett
email - mikaela.dorsett@henderson.kyschools.us
 
South Heights Elementary School – Family Resource Center
1199 Madison Street Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5083
Coordinator Breeanna Cox
email – breeanna.cox@henderson.kyschools.us
 
Spottsville Elementary School – Family Resource Center
9190 US 60 East Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5139
Coordinator – Mary Bullock
email – mary.bullock@henderson.kyschools.us
 
North Middle School – Youth Services Center
1707 Second Street Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5060
Coordinator – Amanda Curlin
email – amanda.curlin@henderson.kyschools.us
 
South Middle School – Youth Services Center
800 South Alves Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5059
Coordinator – J.D. Arndt
email –
 
Henderson County High School Youth Services Center
2424 Zion Road Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-8867
Coordinator – Shawna Evans
email – shawna.evans@henderson.kyschools.us
Case Manager/Attendance Specialist-Tony Fanok
email- tony.fanok@henderson.kyschools.us
 

Thelma B. Johnson Early Learning Center - Family Resource
631 North Green Street, Henderson, KY 42420 270-854-0140
Coordinator – Stephanie Dowell
email – stephanie.dowell@henderson.kyschools.us
 
For District Information, contact:
Nancy Gibson - Director of District Relations and Operations
Henderson County Board of Education
1805 Second Street, Henderson, KY 42420 270-831-5000
email – nancy.gibson@henderson.kyschools.us