Family Resource Center

Tara Davis, Coordinator
(502) 313-4533

Hours of operation:
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or by appointment


The Family Resource and Youth Services Center (FRYSC) Program mission is to enhance students' abilities to succeed in school by developing and sustaining partnerships that promote:

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

Our goal is to partner with and support families to remove barriers to education and promote academic success. Specifically we aim to:

  • Improve attendance
  • Decrease behavior/suspension issues
  • Increase academic support
  • Improve physical/mental health
  • Improve parent relations, support, and assistance

Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSCs) are a statewide program. All Elementary Familiy Resource Centers (FRCs) address:

  • Preschool childcare
  • After-school and summer programming
  • New and expectant parent support
  • Family literacy services
  • Health services

The Slaughter FRC can support you in many ways, including the following:

  • Mentoring and student leadership programs
  • Extracurricular program support—Basketball, soccer, etc.
  • Healthy Snack Attack coordination
  • After-school and summer program information
  • Academic support and tutoring information
  • Clothes closet
  • Basic needs and holiday assistance
  • Volunteer coordination
  • General Educational Development (GED) support
  • Job-seeking assistance
  • Childcare information
  • Health screenings
  • Parent involvement opportunities

Lend a Helping Hand

We need a helping hand! If you are able to donate any of the following items (new or gently used), please bring to Slaughter Elementary.

  • Tennis Shoes—Child sizes 12, 13, 13.5; Adult sizes 1, 1.5, 2, 3, and 4.
  • Boys and Girls Uniform Pants—all youth sizes
  • Boys and Girls solid color polo shirts—all youth sizes

Helpful Phone Numbers
Metro United Way Information Line

Centerstone Crisis and Information Line
589-4313 or TDD: 589-4259

Community Coordinated Child Care (4C)

Metro Call

JCPS Parent Assistance Center

Thomas Jefferson Neighborhood Place
1503 Rangeland Rd. 40219

JCPS ESL Intake Center
1325 Bluegrass Ave. 40215

JCPS Student Assignment Office