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Youth Services Center

Mrs. Mariah Nicholas

Youth Services Center Coordinator

Taylor County High School

Taylor County Schools welcomes Mariah Nicholas as the Youth Services Center Coordinator at Taylor County High School!

This will be Mrs. Nicholas' 6th year working in a school system! She received her Master's in Social Work from CU in 2017. Since then, she has worked two years in Washington County Schools providing Mental Health Counseling and Behavior Support. For the past three years, she has worked as a Social Emotional Wellness Educator at Marion County Schools.

Mrs. Nicholas says, "I am very excited to be back at TC where I graduated from and to be in a position where I can help meet the needs of and provide support to students and families in my hometown!"

Our Youth Services Center would like to share some quick facts and risks of vaping and e-cigarette usage among our youth, along with some helpful resources!


First page of the PDF file: Ecigflyer
First page of the PDF file: VapingFactsFlyer

The Family Resource Youth Service Center Angel Tree donations have exceeded our goal! 🎄🎄🎄

The FRYSC would like to thank our staff, friends, and community for supporting the children and youth within our district! We have collected over $6,500 in cash and in-kind donations. ❤️

Family Resource/Youth Service Center staff pose with Angel Tree at district board office

TCHS Youth Services Center had a gift basket giveaway at orientation in August!

Students could complete the “YSC Student Survey” for a chance to win the basket of gift certificates, snacks, and bowling and movie passes.

The winner of the drawing was Logan Richardson! Congratulations!



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, and graduation and transition into adult life.


Career Exploration and Development

Summer and part-time job development

Substance abuse education and counseling

Family Crisis and Mental Health Support


Christmas Assistance

Backpack Program (weekend snacks)

Back-to-School Support and Supplies

Coat Assistance

Crisis Assistance

Home Visits

Career and Job Preparation

Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention

Clothing Assistance

Referrals for health services including dental, vision, mental, and physical health

Support Groups (based on need)

Important Phone Numbers

Community Action: (270) 465-6554

National Suicide Hotline: 988

Crisis Text Line: 741741

Food Stamp Office: (855) 306-8959

Taylor Co. Public Library: (270) 465-2562

Taylor Co. Extension Office: (270) 465-3576

Housing Authority: (270) 465-3576

Clothing Resources

3 Trees Support Center: (270) 403-3646

Acton Retreat Center: (270) 465-7402

C&S Mission Store: (270) 465-8834

Hosparus Health Thrift Shoppe: (270) 465-9909

Holy Thread Clothing Ministry: (270) 465-5951

Food Resources

Basically Blessed: (270) 789-7530

Feed Me Friday, Green River Ministries: (270) 465-9880

In His Hands Outreach: (270) 283-1178