Washington County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

Family and Consumer Sciences

As a Family and Consumer Sciences educator I work to strengthen Oklahoma families and communities using research-based information that applies to families and their everyday life issues on health, finances and relationships.

L.E.A.D. - Live well Eat Well and be Active with Diabetes
A four week course beginning Tuesday, February 7, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. that teaches individuals with type 2 diabetes how to better manage their diabetes by making healthy food choices and incorporating daily exercise. Cost for the course is $30.00 which includes course materials and taste test/meal. To register print flyer/registration form and mail to the OSU Extension office in Washington County.
Co-Parenting Class - "Helping Children Cope with Separation & Divorce"
The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service in Washington county offers this class to Nowata, Osage and Washington County residents and other interested individuals needing to fulfill the requirement to complete a divorce when children are involved. The class is offered typically the second Monday of the month (except during the month of December) at the Washington County Extension office in Dewey (205 E. 12th Street next to the Dewey Middle School). Registration must be sent to the Washington County Extension office P O Box 10, Dewey, OK 74029 by 4:00 p.m. of the Thursday prior to the class on Monday. For questions, call the Washington office at 918-534-2216.
Strengthening Oklahoma Families Washington County newsletter
Family and Consumer Sciences newsletter published bi-monthly from Washington County in Dewey, Oklahoma.
Disaster Preparedness
Obtain a copy of the Get Prepared For Emergency Challenge form. Pledge to build a kit, cut off pledge form and return to Gale Mills at the Extension office by scanning in and e-mailing to gale.mills@okstate.edu or faxing to 918-534-2279. Complete the kit, sign the certificate (keep in home records) sign the completion form and return to Gale either by e-mail or fax.
Wild Game Food Safety
Safe venison preparation with recipes
Whole Wheat Cranberry Herb Rolls
Add a colorful and flavorful roll to any holiday meal using dried cranberries and herbs with this recipe.
Stone Soup and the History of Soup
Radio program with Last Minute Black Bean Soup recipe - aired January 4, 2014
Find information for all your canning questions on this site or visit the University of Georgia Extension website at http://www.uga.edu/nchfp.
New Releases
Helpful information in the Family and Consumer Sciences area.
100th Anniversary OCES quilt
Quilt blocks from residents across Oklahoma were assembled for this anniversary celebration.
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