Family and Consumer Sciences

UT Extension Family and Consumer Sciences is the University of Tennessee at work in your community.

Our top professionals in every county use research-based education to help Tennesseans gain knowledge and develop confidence in making good decisions today and tomorrow.

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We foster healthy parenting skills, enrich family relationships, and promote emotional wellness.
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We help people make healthy food choices, manage their weight, preserve food, and handle food safely.
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We help people make healthy choices, manage health conditions, and create healthier environments.

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We help families save energy, prepare for emergencies, make home healthy, and to be safe.
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We help families increase savings, decrease debt, spend wisely, and plan for the future.

Disaster Recovery
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Resources to help Tennessean’s recovering from disasters.

We address the everyday issues families face
and provide help through education.

Connect with your county Extension Office today.