Jessica Mattingly – FRYSC Coordinator

Debbie McIntosh,  Assistant

Wanda Smith – Part time Assistant

  Open 7:30am-3:30pm

(and by special appointment)

FRYSC Cell: 859-481-8489

 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 Support Group

The Washington Co. Grandparents Support Group meets the third Thursday of the month – every other month. Meetings take place at the Washington Co. Extension Office from 12:00 – 1:00. This group is open to all grandparents who are the main caretakers of their grandchildren. There is no cost to attend. Please call one of the FRYSC offices to register.

 Lunch and Learn for Parents

The FRYSC host a Lunch and Learn for Parents once a month.  Topics change monthly and are based on parent surveys.  Topic examples include:  suicide prevention, helping your child improve reading skills, parenting the strong willed child, how to deal with a bully and much more.

Adult Education/GED/English Language Learners

The Washington County Adult Education Center has moved to 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

Cradle School

Drug education and prevention

Leadership opportunities

Career/Job preparation

Counseling referrals

Parent and Grandparent Support Groups

Nutrition Education

Food Backpack program

Student of the Month at the middle and high school

K – CHIP Assistance

Collaboration with DCBS


Volunteer Program

This is only a partial list.  For more information, please call the FRYSC at 336-5490, 336-5475, 336-5483.

FRYSC Cell: 859-481-8489

   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 1-800-767-5838

BUS – Transportation 1-800-456-6588

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