Better Lives. Stronger Communities.

Ohio State University Extension's Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) serves thousands of people throughout Ohio every year. Our team of FCS professionals delivers the highest quality, research-based educational programs focused on building Healthy People, Healthy Finances, and Healthy Relationships. We help people keep healthy through good nutrition and food safety, use their money wisely, and balance the demands of life and work.

In addition, the Live Smart Ohio team of FCS professionals provides timely research-based information on Healthy People, Healthy Finances, and Healthy Relationships. Visit them regularly at the Live Smart Ohio website: Live Smart Ohio. At the Live Smart Ohio website, you can also subscribe to the four different blogs that are written by our educators. The four blog topics are Food, Mind & Body, Money, and Family & Relationships.

You can learn more about the Family and Consumer Sciences programs offered by OSU Extension by visiting the FCS website at fcs.osu.edu.


Extension has been helping all Ohioans build better lives, better businesses and better communities since 1914.