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Family and Child Development


The family, in all its diverse forms, serves as a cornerstone of a healthy community. Improving the well-being and quality of life for individuals and families helps to build vibrant communities and a stronger nation. The Frontier Extension District strengthens and enhances the well-being of children, adults, and families by providing research-based education in the areas of child development; parenting education; poverty reduction; stress and trauma; adult and family relationships; and financial management.

Helpful Websites

CDC - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

healthychildren.org - from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Franklin County Safety & Relationship Education

FR Co Safety & Relationship Ed

FR Co Safety & Relationship Education Handout


Franklin County Ripples of Change


Rebecca McFarland
District Extension Agent
Family and Child Development