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Family & Consumer Science

Lincoln County has a strong background with area agencies and networking on behalf of family programs. Program area focuses address health and safety, human development, food and nutrition.
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Educational programs focus on strengthening individuals, families and communities by addressing critical issues and needs, such as teaching parenting skills, improving nutrition and health, managing family finances, addressing child care needs, and others.

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Co-Parenting Education
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Educational program for parents who have filed for divorce in Tennessee Courts.

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Take Charge of Your Diabetes
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A free six-week program to help you improve your health – one step at a time.
A community gathering of adults and children
Cancer: Thriving & Surviving
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A free, self-management workshop provided by UT Extension, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health, that’s designed to help participants who have endured and survived cancer put life b

A community gathering of adults and children
Family and Community Education
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ou may remember us as Home Demonstration Clubs or Extension Homemakers. Our name has changed, but, our determination to make a difference in our communities has not.
  • Living Well with Chronic Conditions –  A  free, self-management workshop provided by UT Extension, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Health, that’s designed to help participants suffering from chronic health problems, such as, diabetes, arthritis, cancer, chronic bronchitis, high blood pressure or other chronic diseases take control of their life.    
  • Food Preservation – Current research-based recommendations for most methods of home food preservation may be found on our food preservation webpage.
  • kidcentral tn – Looking for Tennessee state services? kidcentral tn is your one-stop shop for finding resources for your family.
  • Tennessee Saves – The Tennessee Saves program offers free services to encourage and support savings and wealth building among Tennesseans.
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