Big Brothers/Big Sisters (Scott, Bourbon, Franklin, Woodford, & Anderson Counties)
Contact: or 859-231-8181
436 Georgetown Street
Lexington, KY 40508

Boys and Girls Haven (Jefferson. County)
Contact:  Jeannette Stratton, Service Enhancement Coordinator
2301 Goldsmith Lane
Louisville, KY 40218
502-458-1171 ext. 113;
fax: 502-451-2161

The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning (Lexington)
Contacts:  Carol Bradford, Director, 859-254-4175 ext. 22
Rachel Cassiter, 859-254-4175 ext. 23
– after-school tutoring (1 hour/week)
– some children’s classes, schedules vary
– some instructors are volunteers (apx. 1 hour/week x 6 weeks)
– most months have a Family Fun & Learning Night Tuesday 5:30-7:30 or 8:00
– (staff table, set up dinner, clean up (free dinner)
– M-Th 10-:7:30; F 10:00-5:00, Sat 10:00-2:00

Frankfort’s Own
Frankfort Independent Schools

Contact: Mr. Crowe, Superintendent:

KSU after-school and mentoring programs:

Upward Bound
Contact: Ms. Torain, Director: or 502-597-5724
Contacts: (502-597-6672)
— Mentor middle/high school students in new media technologies, learning, and life skills. 3-4 students assigned to each mentor. KSU College of Agriculture, Food Science, and Sustainable Systems project based on the Tech Wizards Project (Oregon State University). Funded by the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention through the National 4-H Council.

Never Excuses Rational Decisions (NERD)
Contact:  Ms. Rogers at or 502-352-4684
100 E. Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
1st – 12th grades

Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center (Job Corp in Shelby County)
Contact: James Hoagland, Manager, Human Resources at

Family Care Center
Contact: Joanna Rodes, Director, 859-288-4040
1135 Red Mile Place
Lexington, KY 40504
— Their mission: The Division of Family Services, based at the Family Care Center facility, provides services to families with priority given to young parents. Our Center uses a strength-based approach to assist parents in their efforts to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. This is accomplished through a number of services provided and coordinated under one roof.