Family Resource Center
Diane Hall Resource Director
The Kentucky Family Resource Centers were established as a component of the historic Kentucky
Education Reform Act (KERA) of 1990. The mission of these school-based centers is to help academically at-risk students succeed in school by helping to minimize or eliminate non cognitive barriers to learning.
Family Resource Centers (FRC) are strengthened by community partnerships in their ability to provide vital programs, services and referral to students and their families. These partnerships are critical in efforts on behalf of students to promote;
*early learning and successful transition to school;
*academic achievement and well-being; and
*graduation and transition into adult life.
Each center offers a unique blend of programs and services to serve the special needs of their student and family client populations. The goal of the FRC is to meet the needs of all children and their families served by the centers as a means to enhance student academic success.
On April 15, 2008 Gov. Steve Beashear signed Senate Bill 192 into law, allowing changes to to FRC core components as listed below.
Family Resource Centers (FRC) serve children through age 12 and coordinate;
*preschool child care;
*after-school child day care;
*families in training;
*family literacy services; and,
*health services and referrals.