Family Resource Center - East

Located at Catlettsburg Elementary - serving Catlettsburg, Ponderosa and Early Childhood Learning Center-North

3348 Court Street
Catlettsburg, KY  41129
606-739-5344
606-928-5743
fax:  606-739-6687

Hours of operation:  Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Appointments always available for service after hours

Jenny Caperton - Coordinator
Helen Bocook - Program Assistant
Nancy Ross - Southwestern Community Action Council Member


While the broad goal for any Family Resource Center is to "meet the needs of economically disadvantaged children and their families", activities provided through FRC-East are available to all children, youth, parents and families who live in the community served by the center. The center's activities and programs are for ALL children and families. All families are served regardless of social, ethnic, and/or socioeconomic status.

GOALS of Family Resource Center - East
  • To promote the healthy growth and development of children by assisting families to identify and address any home or community barriers to a child's success in school.
  • To assist families to develop the parenting skills that can promote the full development of children.
  • To ensure that families have access to and are connected with appropriate community resources and receive from those resources the help that they need.
  • To encourage social support linkages and networks among families, thereby reducing isolation and promoting family involvement in community activities.
  • To generate optimal parental and family involvement by offering learning and service opportunities that will enable parents and other family members to participate in center and community activities as providers, participants, and volunteers.

SERVICES OFFERED BY FRC-EAST

Junior Achievement
Parenting Skills classes
Parent University
New School Year Celebration
Readifest
Child Care Training Celebration
Drug/Alcohol awareness programs
Food vouchers
Clothing Closet
Eye glasses assistance
Dental services
Pathways Counseling Services
Reading Is Fundamental (R.I.F.)
After school child care
Summer Feed program
Terrific Kid program
Vision screenings
Volunteer in-school parents
Crisis Intervention
Home visits
Attendance incentive programs
Child abuse awareness programs
Holiday food and gift assistance
Kindergarten Jumpstart
Transition programs
Summer camps
G.E.D. classes
Community agency referrals
...and many more!