2017 Building Strong Families Title

Building Strong Families for Kentucky Introduction and Overview

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and families resulting in strong families for Kentucky. Educational programs focus on: 

  • Making Beneficial Lifestyle Choices
  • Nurturing Families
  • Embracing Life as You Age
  • Securing Financial Stability
  • Promoting Healthy Homes and Communities
  • Accessing Nutritious Food
  • Empowering Community Leaders

Each program year, agents and paraprofessionals report the impact of their programs. Family and Consumer Sciences Extension made more than 1,711,018 contacts with Kentucky families during 2015-2016. To read more about our statewide accomplishments and to learn about Kentucky's families, Click here to view our Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Extension profile.

The heart of Extension in Kentucky is county programming.  Below please find links to profiles that provide basic data about families in each of Kentucky's 120 counties and program impacts from Family and Consumer Sciences Extension in each county.