Youth Services Center

Our mission: To provide all students with the resources, guidance, and support necessary to achieve success.


Portrait of Tonya Snyder

Tonya Snyder

MCHS 625-6109 ext. 5435 or 625-6111
The first floor go straight from the elevator and the office is opposite the outside courtyard. 
Phillips Building 704 N. Second St. Richmond


The Center is one of twelve Family Resource/Youth Services Centers in Madison County and was formally called Richmond Youth Services Center. We have served Madison Central High School since 1991 as a part of the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA).

Youth Services for MCHS revolves around the concept of helping ALL students have a safe, healthy, happy and positive educational environment, assuring success in their educational needs and goals.

We stand available for all students, parents, faculty, and families of Madison Central High School.

Programs Offered:
Anger Management
Positive Role Model/Mentor Programs 
Parenting Programs
Babysitting Clinics
Young Parents & Parents-to-be Groups 
CIA Club (Central In Action)
YES Club (Youth Empowerment Services)
Backpack Programs (Food Assistance) 
T.E.G. (Tobacco Education Group)
School Transition Programs
Holiday Assistance
Basic Needs Assistance
Parent Confidentiality Training 
Volunteer Training 
Student Clothing Assistance
Health & Hygiene Classes
Distribution of Resource Guides (Self-Help Info)
Home Visits for School Success
TATU (Teens Against Tobacco Use)
Red Ribbon Programs
Battle of the Belts


Extended Services:
Drop-out Prevention Programs
Assistance for Obtaining a GED
Referrals for After School Child Care & Tutoring
Drug & Alcohol Counseling & Prevention Activities
Be A Children's Champion
Health/Social Services Agency Referrals
Career Development & Placement
SBDM Collaboration
Truancy Prevention Collaboration
Drug & Alcohol Counseling Prevention
MCBEP (Madison Co. Business & Education Partnership)
Juvenile Court Alternatives
Child & Adult Abuse Prevention Programs
Tobacco Awareness & Prevention (TAP) Program
Bully Free Schools Assemblies & Programs
Support & Incentives that Enhance School Testing Times
Summer and Part-time Job Assistance
Success in School Celebrations & Activities

Information Distribution & Referrals:
Family Counseling
Self-Esteem Development
Family Health
Adult Education
Parent-Child Education
Parenting Skills for Teens
Education & Health for New/Expectant Parents
Job Assistance & Career Development
Teen Leadership
Summer Camps & Activities
Educational Enrichment Services
Madison County ‘Be A Children's Champion'
Communities That Care
Positive Parent to School Relations
Student Needs Assessments and Surveys
Drug & Alcohol Abuse