We, at Portsmouth Extension Office, want to continue to contribute to Portsmouth and our local community health and wellness education needs! The Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) services will present short videos of educational topics, monthly entitled “Healthy Communities 1st”. This program will be provided from March through August, 2022. Crystal Barber, MNS, RD- FCS Extension Agent- Registered Dietitian and NETA certified exercise instructor will be your host. The sessions will include collaborations with other VCE and Portsmouth faculty and staff, community partners, volunteers and participants.
Topics that will be covered: March: Let’s Celebrate National Nutrition Month, April- Volunteers Positively Impact Community Health, May- Staying Mentally Well & Healthy, June- Parenting Through the New Norm, July- Financial Wellness Counts, August- Rev Up Your Physical Activity Now.
Celebrating A World of Flavors - Crystal Barber
Celebrate Volunteer Month - Crystal Barber
20-Hour Financial Education Volunteer Training - Please see flyer for more information.
FCS Community Programs
Food, Nutrition and Health
Health and Community Fair Displays
Youth Nutrition and Wellness Program
Nutrition and Wellness Education Training/Presentations
Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer Training
FIT Extension Program
LIFT Strength Training Program
Season4Health - Managing Sodium Intake Workshops
VCE Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) adapted from Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Balanced Living with Diabetes Program (BLD) - starts Fall 2021
Stress Management 101
Child Care Provider Trainings with certificates for hours of completion
Parenting Education Programs
Family Financial Management
Youth & Adult Financial Management Programs
Food Budgeting Presentations
Please contact Crystal Barber, Extension Agent and Registered Dietitian for more information at (757) 393-5125 (ofc), (757) 295-1406 (cell) or email@example.com, fax: (757) 393-8009.