Family & Community Health Sciences

Serving adults by:

  • Providing educational programs to strengthen family life in nutrition, fitness, and lifestyle, food safety, and environmental health
  • Offering group seminars and train-the-trainer workshops
  • Answering consumer inquiries about the above topics

For more information please call Family and Community Health Sciences Department at 609-265-5051.


Through these programs, residents improve the quality of their lives by solving daily problems of managing a home and providing for the needs of family members.

A variety of educational methods are used to reach individual needs:

  • Education by mail through newsletters, and fact sheets.
  • Individual contacts through office visits, counseling, telephone, and online learning opportunities.
  • Trained volunteers who teach and support program activities.
  • Workshops and seminars at locations throughout the county, including work sites and in cooperation with other agencies.