Cleveland County Family & Consumer Sciences
The goal of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is to help Oklahoma families, youth and individuals develop and grow in safe and healthy ways. We accomplish this through research-based education that meets community needs and ultimately improves lives, society and the economy.
Cleveland County FCS Educational Programs
Cleveland County OSU Extension offers a variety of educational programs related to Family and Child Resilience, Finance and Job Readiness Education, Health and Hunger, and Safety and Environment Education.
- MyPlate - Participants learn about basic nutrition and physical activity.
- Nutrition for Older Adults- Participants learn about nutrition in aging and overcoming factors which may affect nutrition status.
- Live well, Eat well, be Active with Diabetes (L.E.A.D.)- Participants learn how to live well, eat well, and be active with type 2 diabetes.
- Home Food Preservation - Learn how to safely preserve food at home. Sessions may include water bath canning, pressure canning, freezing, pickling, and even how canned foods are judged at local events.
- Food Safety - Learn how to safely handle and store foods to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses.
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Participants will learn exercises designed to help develop fitness, flexibility and balance that will enable them to live independently longer.
- Reality Check- Interactive simulation game that help young people learn the difficulty of making choices to stay within a budget.
- Co-Parenting for Resilience- Evidence based program that helps divorcing or separating parents reduce the negative impacts of divorce on their children. This program fulfills the Oklahoma state mandated requirement for 4 hour divorce education.
Oklahoma Home and Community Education
Oklahoma Home and Community Education, Inc. (OHCE) is a statewide, county-based organization that has a unique partnership with Oklahoma State University and OSU Extension. Local members seek to develop leadership skills and strengthen families in their respective communities. Working together, OHCE members and county Extension Educators identify issues facing their local communities and use research-based information from specialists at OSU to help solve those problems.
We can test pressure canner dial gauges for National, Magic Seal, Maid of Honor, and Presto branded pressure canners. Call our office at (405) 321-4774 to schedule an appointment.