UGA Extension Office

Families

Family and Consumer Sciences Agents in DeKalb County use research-based information to provide citizens with the necessary knowledge and skills to build strong and healthy family relationships. We offer various classes which help with personal goal setting and self-esteem.

Using an appropriate, properly installed child safety seat reduces the chance of injury by 71% for infants and by 54% for toddlers. Unfortunately, the majority of child safety seats are installed and used incorrectly. The DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department offers help with child safety seat installation and car seat checks. For more information, contact your local fire station.