Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

FCS Extension programs aim to improve the quality of individual and family life through education, research, and outreach.

What is Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)?

FCS stands for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension. FCS programming focus on building assets of individuals and families to address problems faced across the lifespan. Family and Consumer Sciences Extension emphasizes well-being with a focus on human development, parenting, resource management, nutrition, health and leadership development.

At the community level, FCS Extension prepares individuals for community and economic development and activity. Professionals in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension provide the tools to help individuals and families to develop resources for strengthening families and building community for an ever changing society.

Hazel B. Jackson

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

(606) 256-2403 hjackson@uky.edu Rockcastle County Extension Office 1050 West Main St., Mount Vernon, Kentucky 40456-2505

Hannah Prewitt

Extension Assistant, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Science, 4-H Youth Development

(606) 256-2403 hannah.prewitt@uky.edu Rockcastle County Extension Office 1050 West Main St., Mount Vernon, Kentucky 40456-2505

Events

Nine Patchers Club Meeting

- Rockcastle County Extension Office

The Nine Patchers Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 pm for a group craft lead by a club member. If you are interested in joining the club, you are welcome to attend any club meeting! 

Nine Patchers Club Meeting

- Rockcastle County Extension Office

The Nine Patchers Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 pm for a group craft lead by a club member. If you are interested in joining the club, you are welcome to attend any club meeting! 

Nine Patchers Club Meeting

- Rockcastle County Extension Office

The Nine Patchers Club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 pm for a group craft lead by a club member. If you are interested in joining the club, you are welcome to attend any club meeting!