Family & Community Health

Ellis County

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers a diverse array of educational programs, activities, and resources. These range from self-study activities to programs that you can attend. No matter the name, Extension programs are based on objective, research-based, practical information that you can use today.  We invite you to explore the Ellis County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service website to find informative articles, resources, volunteer programs, youth development opportunities, healthy lifestyle suggestions and more.

Texas Community Futures Forum 2024

We Want to Hear From YOU!

Developing educational programs based on community needs is the foundation of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s success. Our ability to meet educational needs depends on knowing what residents see as the issues that impact their lives.

What issues do you see or identify affecting your community (Ellis County) over the next 5, 10, 15, or 20 years?

Click HERE to give your feedback.

Prairie Wildlife & Wildflower Adventure

You are invited to bring your whole family to enjoy a Fun Sunday Afternoon in the country! Admission is free and the fun starts at 2 PM, Sunday, April 28, 2024, at Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm, Inc., 130 Cunningham Meadows Road, Waxahachie, 75167. For more information, visit HERE

Click HERE to view/print the flyer. 

Food Alerts/Recall Information

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Who’s Ready to Say ‘Howdy, Health’?

We have resources for a healthier you! Howdy Health is an online portal offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as a resource for all Texans. And it’s completely free! All you need to do is create an account in the Howdy Health portal and then start exploring ways to help keep healthy!

Click Here to learn more about the Howdy Health online portal.

You Are Not Alone In Your Journey To Healthy Living

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Family and Community Health (FCH) unit helps Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs designed to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities. Programs are developed by subject matter experts and delivered throughout the state by a network of local educators and volunteers. FCH focuses on topics such as child and adult health, nutrition, child care, financial management, passenger and community safety, and building strong families. The goal of the FCH unit is to encourage lifelong health and well-being for every person, every family, and every community.

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AgriLife TODAY is a great resource for current and up-to-date information on topics impacting Texans.

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More Resources for Texans

Texas A&M AgriLife Learn offers a robust selection of documents and information sheets, many of which offer a FREE downloadable version, as well as available books and other materials that expand on the topic(s).

Click Here to access AgriLife Learn.

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