Family & Consumer Sciences

Welcome to Family & Consumer Sciences!


1600-B Smith Road  *  Austin, Texas 78721   *   512.854.9600   *   FAX 512.854.9611

Our Vision
Our vision is to be the premier provider of relevant continuing education, developed through grassroots issue identification, with stakeholder involvement in planning and delivery.

Our Mission
We aim to improve the lives of people, businesses, and communities across Texas and beyond through high-quality, relevant education

Family and Consumer Sciences views the family, in all its diverse forms, as the cornerstone of a healthy society. Our mission is to improve the well-being of the family through programs that educate, influence public policy, and help families put research-based knowledge to work in their lives.

Who We Are
Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System. AgriLife Extension offers practical information for families: eating well, managing money, and staying healthy.

What We Do
County Extension Agents within Family and Consumer Sciences hold appointments with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and work across the spectrum of family needs. These include nutrition, health and wellness food preservation, community and volunteer development, and financial literacy education. Read on to learn more about some of the programs and opportunities available in Travis County.

Programs & Classes

For more information contact:

Sonia Coyle
Family & Consumer Sciences Agent
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
512.854.9600
sonia.coyle@ag.tamu.edu

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The members of Texas A&M AgriLife will provide equal opportunities in programs and activities, education, and employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout Texas A&M AgriLife.

The Texas A&M University System, the U. S. Department of Agriculture and the County Commissioners’ Court of Texas cooperating.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend a meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services are required to contact Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Travis County at 512-854-9600 ten working days prior to the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.

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