Family & Consumer Sciences
The goal of SNAP-Ed is to improve the likelihood that persons on SNAP or eligible for SNAP-Ed will make healthy food and lifestyle choices that prevent obesity. SNAP-Ed fulfills this goal by working through UGA Extension to combine federal, state, and local resources to effect positive social change.
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We provide Georgia's foodservice industry with food safety training using the National and Georgia Restaurant Associations ServSafe® program.
The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has approximately 20 county-based educators in Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) who teach area ServSafe® workshops in various locations throughout the state. These Extension agents are members of the University's Public Service faculty and have obtained ServSafe® food protection manager certification and certified instructor status. Extension has been offering ServSafe® manager and employee (Food Handler) certification programs throughout the state since 1997.
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Housing and Consumer Economics Programs
Along the path through life, there may be many twists and turns, but the rewards can numerous. Before you rent or buy a home, take time to learn more about the process. If you have never rented or owned a home, then it is a good idea to take an education class. We also offer classes, trainings, and workshops for Financial Literacy, and Budgeting.