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Family Resource Center East

serving Ponderosa Elementary

COORDINATOR: Jenny Caperton
PROGRAM ASSISTANT: Helen Bocook 

HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday-Friday (7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
PHONE: 928-5743

QUESTIONS OR TO VOLUNTEER: 
Email Jenny Caperton

Background & Mission:

Family Resource & Youth Services Centers began in 1990 as a result of the
Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA).  The centers are designed to address
the needs of all families regardless of social, ethnic, and/or socioeconomic status. 
All activities and programs are available to ALL families with children in the
school where the center is located. 
 
   
    
Family Resource Center Goals include: 
        * promoting the healthy growth & development of ALL children
 
        * assisting families to enhance parenting skills 
 
        * providing families access to needed community resources
 
        * giving families opportunities to volunteer at school or  in community events
 

Services/Programs Offered:

* Junior Achievement (classroom economic lessons)             
* Parent University (FREE parent training-4 per year)     
* Food Bank Referrals 
* Readifest (August each school year)                            
* Summer Camps
* Red Ribbon Week (drug/alcohol prevention program) 
* Dental Referrals 
* Clothing Closet/Clothing Referrals                               
* Eye Glasses Referrals  
* On-site Pathways Counseling                                       
* Home visits
* Reading is Fundamental (RIF-3 FREE books each year) 
* Crisis Intervention   
* Terrific Kids (Student Recognition program)                       
* Volunteer In-School Parents                                                            
* Mustang Store (Attendance Incentive program)                 
* Blue Ribbon Week (Child Abuse Prevention Program)
* Thanksgiving & Christmas assistance                                   
* Kindergarten Jumpstart (Held before school begins)
* 5th Grade Transitions (middle school orientation)               
* Referral to GED classes
 
We Love Volunteers!
     Times when volunteers are needed by FRC *
    * THANKSGIVING BASKETS
    * ATTENDANCE STORES
    * JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT CLASSES
    * READIFEST
    * SUMMER CAMPS
Contact Us
Ponderosa Elementary (k-5)
16701 Ponderosa Drive
Catlettsburg, KY 41129
View Map & Directions
Phone: 606-928-2330
Fax: 606.928-2337