Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

FCS Extension programs aim to improve the quality of individual and family life through education, research, and outreach.

What is Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)?

FCS stands for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension. FCS programming focus on building assets of individuals and families to address problems faced across the lifespan. Family and Consumer Sciences Extension emphasizes well-being with a focus on human development, parenting, resource management, nutrition, health and leadership development.

At the community level, FCS Extension prepares individuals for community and economic development and activity. Professionals in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension provide the tools to help individuals and families to develop resources for strengthening families and building community for an ever changing society.


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Nutrition Education Program (NEP)

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Ruth M. Chowning

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

(502) 543-2257 Bullitt County Extension Office 384 Halls Lane, Shepherdsville, Kentucky 40165