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Crossroads Family Resource Center

Last Updated: 3/16/2020 1:22 PM

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The Pantry of Hope at First Baptist Church Highland Heights is open every Saturday

9:00 am to 12:00pm.

2315 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights, 441-7274

They serve our local community and were HARD HIT this past Saturday and are praying they can continue to serve especially now.


Campbell County Schools is providing meals at each school location, and the Silver Grove School building starting Monday, March 16.

Breakfast can be picked up 7:30 am-9:00 am

Lunch can be picked up 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Supper can be picked up 5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Beginning Thursday March 19 locations may be expanded to selected drop off/pick up points in the community.  If you need this service please call the school.


Strengthening Family Connections (Parent Café series)

at the Campbell County Board Room, AEC, 5:30-7:30 pm


March 4 - Being a Strong Parent

March 18 - Building a Winning Team: Helping your Child Succeed in School

April 1 - Creating your own Style of Effective Discipline


Dinner and childcare with reservations by Feb. 28

call Megan at 859-635-2173  ext. 1804


Need Help with your Home Heating Costs this Winter?

The 2020 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Crisis Component begins January 6, 2020 and ends March 31, 2020 or until all funds are expended.

Households interested in applying for the program can call the auto-scheduler for an appointment at 859-439-4004 or 502-991-8390 and follow the prompts OR schedule online at anytime at your convenience.

Campbell Co. Neighborhood Center

437 W 9th St. Newport, KY  41071





TRUE COLORS      Parent Workshop

Tuesday October 8 at 6:30

Kate Vaught Thompson, Campbell County Cooperative Extension Office Family and Consumer Science Agent

will lead us through discovery of personality types and behavioral styles.  Crossroads counselors will then lead discussion on how your type/style influences your relationships, even with your children.

This is a child-free night.  No child-care provided.

Flyers were sent home and information will come home again in the Counselor/Family Resource Center newsletter.

Please let us know if you plan to attend!  859-448-2130


Family Literacy 

Your child can win a book from our

Scholastic Book Fair! 

Just send a picture of your child, (children, child with parent, family) READING for our Family Literacy Bulletin Board.

Where do you read?

Pictures will be posted in the school as received.

Each month a winner will be selected.  You may enter every month.

Send to:

Please be sure to identify student and parent!


BACK TO SCHOOL at St. Vincent DePaul

EVERY WEEKEND IN AUGUST (August 3,4, 10,11, 17,18, 24, 25 and 31)

Low prices on bookbags, books, clothes, school supplies, lunch boxes!

Buy 5 or more participating back to school items and get 25% OFF EACH ITEM

Buy 6 or more participating back to school items and get 30% OFF EACH ITEM

Buy 7 or more participating back to school items and get 35% OFF EACH ITEM

Buy 8 or more participating back to school items and get 40% OFF EACH ITEM

Buy 9 or more participating back to school items and get 45% OFF EACH ITEM

Buy 10 or more participating back to school items and get 50% OFF EACH ITEM

Locations:  2655 Crescent Springs Rd. Erlanger/Covington

7110 Turfway Rd. Florence

Barkley St. Falmouth


Northern Kentucky Harvest's 19th Annual

Backpacks & Breakfast

Saturday, August 10, 2019

9:00-11:00 A.M.

Goebel Park, Covington (corner of 5th & Philadelphia)

  • Open to students in kindergarten through 12th grade from Kenton, Campbell, Boone counties
  • At least 900 backpacks stuffed with school supplies will be distributed on first come first serve
  • Families must provide photo I.D., proof of residence and children's proof of identity
  • Presented by Northern Kentucky Harvest in partnership with Be Concerned and Brighton Center




The Campbell Co. Family Resource Center will host TWO Produce Pop-ups this summer at Crossroads Elementary. But adding more fruits and veggies to meals is for EVERY FAMILY at Cline and Crossroads.


The Cincinnati Freestore Foodbank will bring a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. The produce is FREE.


Friday, June 14 from 1:00-3:00 PM

Friday, July 19 from 1:00-3:00 PM


See you this summer!




WHERE:  Asbury United Methodist Church

                2916 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights

WHEN:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday  11:30 to 12:30

              May 29 through August 12

WHO:  Ages 18 and under

Questions?  Call 859-441-1466              ** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED**


Get a jump on next school year!


4 weekly sessions for parents and children

June 5, 12th, 19th, and 26th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Family Nurturing Center, 5 Spiral Dr., Suite 100, Florence, KY 41042

Sessions provided at no cost.


859-525-3200, ext. 216



Relatives Raising Relatives Support Group 

Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Brothers, Sisters!

A Summer Network of Support!

Refreshments and children's activities provided. Feel free to attend one or both meeting times.

June 21 at Noon and 5:30

July 19 at Noon and 5:30

August 23 at Noon and 5:30

The group meets twice on the third Friday of the month at the Newport Branch, Campbell County Public Library,  901 East 6th St.

Contact Chantelle at 859-572-5035, ext. 9 or


Courageous Kids

grades 1-6 who are experiencing the stress of incarcerated parents/relatives


Group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Covington Branch Library

502 Scott Boulevard

Covington, KY  41011


For more information please contact:

Dave Capella - 859-581-8974 ext. 117


Becky Carroll - 859-962-4203



The Safety Net Alliance of Northern Kentucky is hosting their 5th Build a Dream Project.


Build a Dream volunteers will build and transport beds for 100 school age children (ages 3-18) in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties.

This project is for children who currently do not have a bed.)

If you would like to apply for a bed please contact me (Kriste Swanson 859-448-2130) and I will submit an application on your behalf.

Application is online at http://tinyurl.com88n9g and is due by March 29, 5:00 PM

There is not a paper application this round.




Community Baby Shower! New and Expectant Moms are invited. March 20 11:00 am-1:00 pm.

Life Learning Center, Covington.

Call for questions or RSVP 859-816-8085.


GAP (Grandparents as Parents) Conference March 21 Lexington, KY.  All grandparents, relatives, kinship caregivers are invited to attend. Visit


Campbell County Schools  "Spring Fling" April 20, 9:00 am-11:30 am at Crossroads. Hippity, Hoppity Kindergarten is on it's way!


Did you Know?  The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden offers discounted general admission ticket prices and a reduced Family Standard Membership price?  Just show your valid SNAP card and photo ID.




Campbell County School's Family Resource Centers and Families in Transition Center

is taking registrations for the ABC's of Parenting Program.


This program is for parents/caregivers and their children who are in grades K-3.  Children are in a separate froup from parents but learn in fun ways the same topics: appropriate expectations, self-worth, empathy, needs, self-esteem, positive and negative labels, family morals, values, rules and helping children with their behavior.


Wednesdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 and March 6 at the Alexandria Educational Center (next to the Board of Education building)


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, snacks provided


To register look for the flyer to come home with your student or contact the FRC Coordinator at your school.




Relatives Raising Relatives Luncheons


Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 8, April 12, May 17, 2019


Kenton County Library Erlanger Branch

401 Kenton Lands Rd.

Erlanger, KY  41018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm




Please pre-register for each even by calling 859-356-3155




STARTING JANUARY 29      S.P.A.R.K     Sparking Power and Resiliency in Kids


S.P.A.R.K is a 12-week program serving children ages 4-18 who have experienced trauma.

For additional information please contact Kristie Kelly or Sarah Johnson at 859-525-3200.




Applications are being accepted for the Brighton Center "build a dream"  (bed) program. Visit or call Kriste at the Family Resource Center 859-448-2130 for a paper application.

(Applications accepted through October 24.


The mission of the Family Resource and Youth Services Center of Kentucky 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; and

*Graduation and transition into adult life.


Weekend Food Backpack Program

The Campbell County Family Resource Center (FRC) works with First Baptist Church, Cold Spring, to provide and distribute food for the weekend to students whose families are in need.  Every student will receive, in their enrollment paperwork, a half sheet describing the program and directing interested parents/guardians to call the FRC Coordinator, Kriste Swanson, 859.448. 2130.