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 enivornments. 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 Cooperative 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.
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.
- 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.
Cooperative 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.