Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences
COVID-19 ALERT: The Los Angeles Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is offering online options for nutrition education during the stay-at-home orders. Please contact us for updates and availability. The health and safety of EFNEP participants, agencies, staff and our extended community is our number one priority.
With more than 35 years of experience providing nutrition education to LA County residents, UC Cooperative Extension offers programs to help low-income families acquire the knowledge and skills to establish and maintain healthy eating habits and physically active lifestyles.
UC Cooperative Extension offers the following programs:
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
EFNEP, a federally funded program, assists limited-resource families and children acquire the knowledge, skills, attitude and behavioral changes necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle through the promotion of good nutrition and physical activity.
Youth Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (Youth EFNEP)
Our community educators help youth acquire knowledge, skills as well as the right attitude and behavior to create nutritionally sound diets. Schools and agencies that serve limited-income students are eligible to enroll in our program at no cost.