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Jones County Family & Consumer Sciences

About Us

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) view the family, in all its diverse forms, as the cornerstone of a healthy society. Our mission is to improve the well-being of the family through programs that educate, influence public policy, and help families put research-based knowledge to work in their lives. The FCS Department and Program has been recognized nationally for numerous curriculums it has developed. The current faculty members have expertise in areas across the spectrum of family needs including nutrition, food safety, parenting, human development, aging, housing, community and volunteer leadership development, health, and family resource management. For over 100 years, FCS has helped North Carolina Families. We pledge to continue the legacy of delivering relevant and responsive educational programs to North Carolina families.

FCS In Jones County

The Family and Consumer Sciences program in Jones County consists of programming in the following focus areas:

Our FCS staff provides research-based educational programs that are specific to the needs of Jones County.

For more information about the above focus areas contact:

Sarah Ware
Extension Agent
252-448-9621
Sarah_Ware@ncsu.edu