Family & Community Health Sciences

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The Department of Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS), promotes healthy families, schools and communities for Rutgers Cooperative Extension through public workshops, publications and on-line resources.   FCHS also partners with other organizations to improve health and wellness.  FCHS programs are appropriate for worksites, early childcare, schools, community organizations, professionals and the public.

FCHS focuses on:                

  • Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health
  • Grow Healthy: School and Early Care
  • Wellness
  • Workforce Wellness
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Food Safety
  • Food Security

FCHS fosters a culture of wellness for all ages.   Information about Family Community & Health Sciences can be found on the FCHS website. For more information you can also contact the RCE office at 908-526- 6295 ext. 2.