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:
- Childhood Development
- Adolescent Development
- Adult & Family Development
- Housing & Home Environment
- Financial Planning & Literacy
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
- The Basics
- Prime Times for Learning
- What Parents Can Do
- What Child Care Can Do
- Learning Language
- The Role of Music
- Is Breast Milk Best?
- What to Eat When You're Expecting
- Nurturing Positive Relationships
- The Importance of Play
- Creating Consistency
- Buffering the Brain From Toxic Stress
- Healthy Breakfast Feeds the Brain
- Physical Activity Teaches New Skills
- Surviving the Holidays
- Caregiving Spouses
To see other publications, go to the Extension Publications site.
To see all of our Extension news stories, visit Georgia FACES.
- 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.
- Georgia Youth Summit
A statewide event for teams of youth and adults which is sponsored by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs as part of the Georgia Rural Development Council's Youth Leadership Initiative.
- Children, Youth, and Families Education and Research Network
Practical, research-based information about children and families from US universities.
- Georgia Family Connection Partnership
And organization sharing research and information about building strong families.
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.
- Helping Teens Develop Relationship Smarts
A research-based curriculum that incorporates hands-on activities to focus on skills and knowledge necessary for healthy dating relationships.