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Family Resource and Youth Services Centers

Washington County Elementary, Middle and High School
Jesse Mattingly: FRYSC Coordinator for WCES, WCMS
Abby Haydon: District FRYSC Assistant

  Open 7:30am-3:30pm
(and by special appointment)

WCES/WCMS FRYSC Contact: 859-336-7554

WCHS YSC Contact: 859-336-5475
Tessa Simpson: YSC Coordinator for WCHS, Commander Academy

North Washington Elementary and Middle School
Wendy Chesser: FRYSC Coordinator for NWES, NWMS

Open 7:30am – 4:00pm
(and by special appointment)

NW FRYSC Contact: 859-375-4038

FRYSC Mission Statement

To enhance students’ ability to succeed by developing and sustaining partnerships that promote:

Early learning and successful transition to school
Academic achievement and well-being
Graduation and transition into adult life

Grandparent Raising Grandchildren
Contact the FRYSC for information about resources to support grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.  Support groups and possible financial resources are available in our area.

Adult Education/GED/English Language Learners
The Washington County Adult Education Center is located on the Springfield Campus of Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. For information, the center is open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 3:00pm

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Springfield Campus,160 Corporate Drive , Springfield, KY 40069
Phone: 859-336-1704 E-mail:

FRYSC Services
The Washington Co. FRYSC provides a variety of services to families with children from birth through graduation. A family does not have to have a school age child to request FRYSC services. Early intervention and early learning is a big part of the FRYSC mission. Some of the services available are listed below:

Clothes closet
Food pantry
Parenting education workshops
Baba Commander Book Club
Born Learning Program
Cradle School
Drug education and prevention
Leadership opportunities
Career/Job preparation
Counseling referrals
Parent and Grandparent Groups
Nutrition Education
Food Backpack program
Student of the Month at the middle and high school
Insurance Application Assistance
Collaboration with DCBS
Volunteer Program

Important Phone Numbers

GED/Adult Ed – 336-1704
House of Hope – 336-0140
Community Action – 336-7766
DCBS/Food Stamps/K-CHIP 336-9395
Washington Co. Library – 336-7655
Springhaven Domestic Violence Program (800) 767-5838
BUS – Transportation (800) 456-6588
Housing Authority – 336-7645
Childcare Payment Assistance – (800) 809-7076

Free or Low Cost Clothing Resources:
The Lord’s Dream – 375-2031
Dominic’s Closet – 336-0379
Heavenly Treasurers – 140 E Main St Springfield KY

Jesse Mattingly

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Wendy Chesser

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FRYSC Coordinator

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Tessa Simpson

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