Youth Services Center

Youth Services Center

"Bridging the gap between needs and services"

Staff:

Name Title Email Extension
Carol Bewley-Brangers Coordinator carol.bewley@hardin.kyschools.us 2716
Reta Crum Outreach Worker/Parent Educator reta.crum@hardin.kyschools.us 2896

Location: Room 401 (freshman center)

Hours of Operation: 8:00 - 3:30 or by appointment

Services

Basic Needs

  • Backpack program (weekend food)
  • Clothing
  • School supplies
  • Feminine hygiene needs
  • Gym clothes and shoes
  • Holiday assistance

Mental Health

  • Anger management counseling
  • Grief counseling
  • Individual counseling
  • Resource information
  • Character education/self-esteem
  • Suicide prevention

Social Services

  • Abuse situations
  • Foster care
  • Truancy
  • Family incarceration
  • Legal resources/info
  • Homelessness

Employment

  • Directories
  • Summer/part-time opportunities
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Resume/application writing skills
  • Job Link opportunities

Health Needs

  • Eyeglass assistance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental needs
  • Healthy lifestyle resources
  • Community medical resources

Teen Pregnancy/Parenting

  • Pre/postnatal counseling
  • Resource information
  • Mental/emotional health during pregnancy
  • Relationship issues
  • Graduation options
  • Developmental stages information
  • Support system

Educational Support

  • Mentoring program
  • "Bit of Reality" program (juniors/seniors)
  • Class presentations
  • Assemblies

Drug/Alcohol Abuse Education/Prevention

  • Distracted driving information
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Prom Promise
  • Project Grad
  • Resource information
  • Assemblies