Family and Community Health

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Family and Community Health unit helps Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs designed to improve overall health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities.

FCH has programs focused on a wide variety of topics to include:

  • Physical Activity
  • Nutrition
  • Passenger and Community Safety
  •  Children and Families
  • Older adults and aging
  • Financial Management

Visit the State Website to access more great resources.

 Food & Nutrition

Nutrition Classes- Better Living for Texans is a statewide nutrition education program for adults and kids who want to learn how to eat well and save money. You can make friends and have fun while you learn about eating healthy foods and saving money!

Dinner Tonight! The Dinner Tonight program was developed to provide busy families with quick, healthy, cost effective recipes that taste great. Not only does the Dinner Tonight program provide recipes, it also gives you weekly video demonstrations on cooking tips and techniques, nutrition topics, menu planning basics and information on healthy living.

What are you having for Dinner Tonight?  Visit this website for dinner inspiration, there are videos and recipes of main dishes, appetizers, side dishes, and healthy desserts.

Child Care Conference

Child care providers play a vital role in caring for America children. Earn state required continuing education credits and find helpful information on the state website or browse courses available online. Hamilton County cooperates with Bosque, Erath, Hood, Johnson, Parker, and Somervell Counties to host a Child Care Conference TBD at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.


Current Newsletter

Feb FCH Newsletter 2020


Leadership Hamilton County

Leadership Hamilon Couny is an organization actively involved in the development of present and future leadership capabilities of citizens in the communities of Hamilton County. Our purpose is to encourage public service, volunteerism, and overall awareness and participation in community projects and activities in Hamilton County, Texas.

Leadership Hamilton County Application








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