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Family

Overview

UGA Extension provides resources for parents, other family and household members, caregivers, and other individuals promoting the positive development and safety of school-age and adolescent youth, consumer economic issues and financial planning, and healthy home environments. Topics in this section include:

Publications

Featured Publications

Guide for New Parents
This 12- article publication includes research-based information on various topics across College of Family and Consumer Sciences Extension program areas, including: infant development, parenting, co-parenting and couple relations, child care, nutrition and health, food safety, housing and environmental safety, and financial management and planning.

Commercial and Professional Publications

General Publications

To see other publications, go to the Extension Publications site.

News

Georgia FACES News For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences.

Websites

UGA-affiliated sites

  • Children, Youth, and Families at Risk
    A five-year initiative that seeks to insure that children and youth lead positive, secure, and happy young lives while developing the knowledge and competencies necessary for fulfilling adult lives.
  • Georgia Teens Ride with Pride
    A free, award-winning two-hour course designed to help parents and their teen drivers, ages 14-16, negotiate the process of learning to drive safely.
  • Health Navigators
    University of Georgia Health Navigators help consumers, small business owners and employees navigate the new health insurance marketplace.
  • Youth and Adolescent Development
    Family and Consumer Sciences' Extension information related to youth and adolescent development.

External sites

Training

UGA Extension offers training within local communities on a wide array of topics. To see if there are training events in your area, please visit our calendar.