Family & Consumer Sciences

The Family & Consumer Sciences field represents many areas, including human development, food science and safety, nutrition, health and wellness, disease education, adult and senior education, child care, textiles and apparel, and consumer issues.

Check out the FCS Newsletter for important articles on health, family, diseases, exercise, food and much more!

Better Living for Texans is a statewide nutrition education program for adults and kids who want to learn how to eat well and save money. You can make friends and have fun while you learn about eating healthy foods and saving money!

With the free 8-week Walk Across Texas! program, join friends, loved ones and thousands of fellow Texans on a daily walk to a better life.

Help expand the reach of health and nutrition programs by joining our Master Wellness Volunteer Program.
A Matter of Balance is a free 8-session program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.
Wisdom, Power, Control is a free 7-week diabetes self-management program for adults over the age of 18 with type 2 diabetes.
Child Care Providers training provides continuing education to regulated child care providers for Galveston County.
Sign up for What’s Cooking? e-blasts to receive weekly healthy recipes and nutrition tips.

Get your Texas Food Handlers Certification with an interactive course taught by FCS agent, Jymann Davis.

Extension Education Association Mission: The Mission of the Texas Extension Education Association, Inc. is to work with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to strength and enrich families through educational programs, leadership development and community service.


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