Family Consumer Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences offers a variety of programs that support families and professionals in creating and maintaining nurturing environments to raise children and help build individual and family resilience. Our programs provide research-based non-biased information, education and practical skills building to individuals, families and professionals. The programming is responsive to community needs covering a spectrum of topics that help citizens of Orange County thrive and strengthens the capacity of service providers. Programs focus on parenting, including kinship and non-traditional families, child development, building community resilience, nutrition, wellness, senior well-being and financial management.
Our staff members actively network with community agencies, organizations and groups, including schools, libraries, child care centers, businesses and government departments to bring the resources of the land-grant university system to Orange County. If you are interested in booking a program or finding our more please contact us!
All CCE parenting and family life workshops and programs are designed to support parents in this important role. Click here to find out more about our programs.
Cornell Cooperative Extension recognizes that professionals need support in the work that they do with families or their very own staff. Click here for more information.
RAPP is an ongoing education and support program for grandparents and relatives who are providing primary care for relative children.
Our programs support families in creating and maintaining nurturing environments to raise children.
A seven-session, national award winning program designed for grandparents and other kinship caregivers who are in a parenting role.
Last updated August 11, 2020