Promoting Healthy Families, Schools, and Communities

Family & Community Health Sciences’ (FCHS) goal is to provide education and to promote health and wellness throughout Somerset County.  

FCHS focus areas are: Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Health, Food Safety, Chronic Disease Prevention, School Wellness & Early Care Education and Workforce Wellness. Through leadership, collaboration and science-based education, FCHS fosters a culture of wellness for all ages.

FCHS offers presentations & workshops, school programs, web-based information, fact sheets and newsletters. Take a look at all FCHS has to offer and contact us today to schedule a program for your group, association or workplace. Or, call us to discuss your specific needs and we'll customize a program for you!

Enjoy life, stay active, and reduce health care costs by improving your health today!


Super Bowl LII Toolkit to Prevent Foodborne Illness:


YouTube videos

View some Post-Game Plays for leftovers here:


Upcoming Workshops & Seminars:

  • Join FCHS for a Class on How to Prevent Heart Disease on Feb. 1, 2018:

    Celebrate National Wear Red Day with FCHS at “Go Red for Women’s Health” workshop on Thursday, February 1 at noon to 1:30 pm or 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension office, 310 Milltown Road, Bridgewater.  Come wearing red and ready to discuss the risk factors of heart disease and the preventive measures you can take. There will also be a heart healthy light lunch or dinner to enjoy. The workshop speaker will be Chante Glenn, FCHS Program Coordinator. 

    Pre-registration is required. Register at or email  There is a $10 fee payable in advance (make check out to FCHS Advisory Council).  Space is limited!   If you have any questions call 908-526-6295.

    Download the flyer here.

Grow Healthy with FCHS - School Wellness (Pre-K – 12)

Worksite Wellness & Programs for Organizations:

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Coming Soon!


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