Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

FCS Extension programs aim to improve the quality of individual and family life through education, research, and outreach.

What is Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)?

FCS stands for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension. FCS programming focus on building assets of individuals and families to address problems faced across the lifespan. Family and Consumer Sciences Extension emphasizes well-being with a focus on human development, parenting, resource management, nutrition, health and leadership development.

At the community level, FCS Extension prepares individuals for community and economic development and activity. Professionals in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension provide the tools to help individuals and families to develop resources for strengthening families and building community for an ever changing society.

Homemaker Volunteer Service Hours

Volunteer Service Hours Log

Volunteer Hours Log - Print


Please click link below for volunteer hours instructions and category descriptions.

Volunteer Service Hours Instructions/Category Descriptions

Join Homemakers

 Return enrollment form and dues to the Extension Office, 603 Millersburg Rd, Paris, KY 40361 

FCS/Homemakers Resources

Bourbon County Extension Homemakers Scholarship

Completed application should be returned to the Bourbon County Extension Service, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, 603 Millersburg Rd, Paris, KY All applications must be received before 4:00 pm, March 28, 2024

Application Link

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded at the Bourbon County Homemakers Annual Meeting. Payment of the scholarship will be $500 per semester pending GPA and enrollment qualifications.

Bourbon County Extension Homemakers

Looking to get involved in your community? Want to learn new skills, make friends and give back to others? Consider joining the Bourbon County Extension Homemakers!

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Bourbon Bite-Sized Learning

Join FCS Agent Kay Denniston and Senior NEP Assistant Kacy Wiley the first Friday of each month as they demo recipes from the 2023 Food+Nutrition Calendar.

Watch a recipe demo

Relatives as Parents (RAP)

Are you parenting a child for a relative or friend? Paris/Bourbon County has a Relatives as Parents (RAP) group which provides support and resources for caregivers

Learn more

Karen Denniston

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

(859) 987-1895 Bourbon County Extension Office 603 Millersburg Road, Paris, Kentucky 40361-8837