Family & Community Health

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Family and Community Health (FCH) unit helps Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs designed to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities.

Check out the FCH 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.
Family Mealtime is a simple way to build healthy relationships and promote health by coming together as a family unit.

Get your Texas Food Handlers Certification with an interactive course taught by FCH 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 strengthen and enrich families through educational programs, leadership development and community service.

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Path to the Plate is a comprehensive, educational approach to providing relevant, current, and factual information to consumers. Our goal is to educate consumers so they can make informed decisions when it comes to agriculture and their health.

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