830 State Route 716
Ashland, KY 41102
606-928-1435 or 606-928-7135
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Appointments are available for service after hours
Ruth Ellen Chaney - Coordinator
Connie Conley - Liaison
What is the Family Resource Center West?
The Family Resource Center West was established through the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) to create a bridge between the schools, communities and the families of each district.
The center is available to meet the needs of the families within the Boyd County School District in order to enhance the successes of students.
Who can use the Family Resource Center West?
Centers receive a state grant based on the number of students who are eligible for the free school meal program. However, once a center is established, all children enrolled at Cannonsburg Elementary, Summit Elementary, or the Early Childhood Learning Center-South may receive services and benefits.
What services are provided?
- Active Parenting class
- After school child care
- After school specials
- After school tutoring
- Attendance programs and Incentives
- Child abuse awareness information
- Christmas assistance
- Clothing Closet
- Dental hygiene classes
- Dental referrals
- Drug awareness
- Eye glasses and exam referrals
- Family Reading Night
- Food (referrals and holiday assistance)
- G.E.D. classes
- Lice prevention/intervention materials
- Life skills curriculum
- Literacy program
- Manners class
- Mental Health Counselor (on site)
- Monthly birthday celebrations
- New and expectant parents program
- Parent conferences
- Parent/Teacher lending library
- Parent University
- Parent volunteer program
- Personal care items
- Red Ribbon Week activities
- Referrals for health services
- School supplies
- Shelter referrals
- Terrific Kids Program (self-esteem program)
- Utility assistance referrals
When is the Family Resource Center West open?
Our center is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Special arrangements may be made for after hours appointments. The center is also open during the summer months to provide assistance.
The after school child care program operates from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Summit Elementary. We offer full day care during all breaks, summer, snow days, etc. from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Times and availability subject to change.)
Family Resource Center West is here to serve YOU. If you have any needs that we can assist you with, please feel free to come by our office or give us a call.