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Dept. of Family & Community Health Sciences

Promoting Healthy Families, Schools, and Communities

The Department of Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS), a part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, promotes health and wellness through education, research and collaboration with outreach in food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles.

FCHS faculty and staff work in your neighborhood to promote healthy families, schools and communities. Through leadership, collaborative efforts, research, and science-based education, we foster a culture of health and wellness for New Jersey residents of all ages.

Monthly Tips

Spring is here and that means so many more fun activities...check out this fact sheet with some great tips for busy families to get it all done and still eat healthy:

Key Program Areas

Our customized programs are perfect for groups of all sizes. Contact us today to learn more about our services, which include:

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See FCHS in Action!

Watch the See FCHS in Action! video