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OSU Extension

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Extension's challenge is to build strong, healthy families in the 21st century. Clermont County's FCS programs are focused on three areas:

Healthy People
  • Weight management
  • Health promotion
  • Managing health care costs
  • Food safety and security
Healthy Relationships
  • Managing parenthood issues
  • Early childcare and development
  • Couple and marital relationships
  • Caring for aging family members and relationships in later life
Healthy Finances
  • Financial stability
  • Financial security
  • Employment success

Clermont County FCS educator Margaret Jenkins works toward Healthy People, Healthy Relationships and Healthy Finances through:

FCS Values
  • Helping people help themselves
  • Education directed toward and jointly determined by participants
  • Lifelong learning
  • Accessible and reliable information
  • Collaborations and partnerships
  • Diversity of individuals, families and communities