The Family Health and Wellness program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County provides practical solutions to real-life problems.Our three main educational initiatives are:
Our staff members actively network with community agencies, organizations and groups, including schools, libraries, child care centers, businesses and government department to bring the resources of the land-grant university system to Suffolk’s citizens.In turn, our staff also learn about the current needs and concerns of individuals, families, and communities in Suffolk County. Family Health and Wellness provides research-based information, hands-on training, and on-going support for the residents of Suffolk.We offer parent education programs for parents and others raising or caring for children as well as training to professionals and paraprofessionals who work with families and communities.
Family Health and Wellness educators have developed Zoom workshops to support Suffolk County residents while we are unable to present our in-person, interactive programs.
Our Family Health and Wellness team put together a guide on how you can talk with your children about what they may be seeing in the news or even your own town.
During any crisis situation, it is natural to wonder what to say or how much to share with your children. Here are some practical tips to make the conversation easier.
Last updated June 25, 2020