Clark County Youth Shelter News

Recently the News and Tribune featured a great story on the Shelter and the great community partnerships that we have in the community and how others can help!

Amazon and Kroger are just a few of the awesome ways our friends can support us, just by shopping! 

Click here to follow the link!

In conjunction with the MEIJER SIMPLY GIVE PROGRAM, Kentucky Harvest donated a $500 food gift card to us to assist with food costs for our residents!

Thank you to Shoe Sensation for the annual Back to School luncheon and shoe shopping for our residents! Each of our kids got to pick a brand new pair of shoes from the store!

Thank you to the City of Jeffersonville for the donation to CCYS! We are so grateful for the support throughout the year from our community!

 April 2017


14,165 represents the weight of the food Kentucky Harvest donated to us in 2016!
We are truly grateful for their support each year! Not only do they help our youth, but so many other organizations in our local community!

13th Annual Holiday Celebrity Waiter Dinner

We want to think everyone who generously supported our event. The nearly $30,000 raised with the event directly supports the youth in all of the programming at the Shelter. We truly appreciate the support of our sponsors below and look forward to a fun, great event next year!

Santa's Helpers


Mistletoe Sponsors:

Tony Balmer
Kirchner Dental
MC Concrete Construction, Inc.
Bob Bottorff Law Office PC
Greater Clark Schools
Judge Vicki Carmichael and Magistrate Joni Grayson 
Badger, Spiller, and Nicholson Orthodontics
Carriage Ford
Clark County Sheriff’s Office
TEG Architects
First Savings Bank
Jeffersonville City Council
FOP Lodge 100
Jeffersonville Evening Optimist Club

Snowflake Sponsors:

Clark Memorial Hospital
Bill Burns, RE/MAX First
Mayor Mike Moore
WARE, Inc.
New Washington State Bank

Candy Cane Sponsors:

Bowles Mattress Company
Edwards Insurance Agency
Indiana American Water
Diversified Insurance Group
Clark County REMC
The Marketing Company
Altrusa of Jeffersonville
Centra Credit Union
The Ledbetter Family
German American


Special thanks to the folks at
Riverbend Assisted Living Center

Thanks to the awesome folks at Riverbend Assisted Living! Not only did they organize a yard sale there, they used the money raised to purchase things we always need! Over Fall break they want our residents to come visit and play games with one another! We cannot wait!

Thank You Mattress Firm for the donation of 15 new mattresses for our Residents!
July 2016


Thank you to the City of Jeffersonville for this awesome donation!
May 2016


Join us for the Safe Place Cookout!

Thursday, May 12
11 a.m. to 1:00p.m.
At Clark County Youth Shelter
118 E. Chestnut Street
For just $5, you’ll receive:
Sandwich, chips, choice of a side, drink, a sweet treat!

Proceeds benefit the Safe Place at Clark County Youth Shelter & Family Services, Inc.

Call 812.284.5229 or visit for more information.


Judge Clementine "Tiny" Barthold
1921 - 2016

Clark County has lost a pioneer, Judge Tiny Barthold. It's through her vision and drive that the Clark County Youth Shelter came to fruition. We were fortunate to have Tiny as our founder and as a result, numerous children have benefited from CCYS.



If you ever wondered what a 12-passenger van full of potato chips looks like?
 Thanks to Sam's Club in Clarksville for the awesome donation!
We were able to share with some other worthwhile agencies in the area as well!
April 2016

Community Foundation of Southern Indiana 
Youth Philanthropy Grant 

Pictured above - Ashley Nelson, Assistant Director
April 2016

Special Thanks to Shoe Sensation for the New Storage Unit! 







Jeffersonville Lions Club Supports our Mission

Special thanks to the Lion's Club of Jeffersonville for their contribution to the mission of the Clark County Youth Shelter & Family Services Inc.
October 2015



Special Thanks to the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana 

Special thanks to Community Foundation of Southern Indiana for their $1,000 for their support of our Residential Program. 
April 2015



Safe Place Cookout

Thank you to all of those that came out and supported the Safe Place Cookout. Our building was full of our friends and supporters to stopped by for a quick lunch prepared by our awesome volunteers and staff. All of the funds raised directly supported the Safe Place program that serves over 80 locations in Clark and Floyd counties.




Fraternal Order of Eagles Supports CCYS

We are so thankful for the Fraternal Order of Eagles for their recent $1,000 donation the the Shelter.
They strongly believed in the mission of the Shelter and invited us to their recent meeting to receive the contribution.



Centra Foundation Highlights CCYS

CCYS was recently awarded a $1,000 grant from the Centra Foundation for our Independent Living Program. Thanks to their support, we were able to purchase additional financial literacy materials that allow our residents to learn necessary financial management skills for their future.
May 2013

Click here to visit the Centra website and read "Brandon's Story"



Fraternal Order of Eagles Support CCYS

The Ladies Auxiliary of Fraternal Order of Eagles recently awarded a $1,000 grant for our Residential Enrichment Program. The Auxiliary has future plans to support the Shelter in any way possible for the upcoming year. Officers of the Auxiliary mentioned how impressed they were with what we do and the impact we have on our youth in the community.



Lions Club of Jeffersonville Indiana



Kentucky Speedway Children's Charities

Special Thanks to the following for their Support of the Clark County Youth Shelter & Family Services, Inc.