Oregon Association
of Family & Consumer Sciences

Creating Healthy & Sustainable Families

Welcome to ORAFCS

Our Vision

Individuals, families, and communities are achieving optimal quality of life assisted by competent, caring professionals whose expertise is continually updated through AAFCS.

Our Mission
To provide leadership and support for professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life.

Our Core Values
Association members:
•    Believe in the family as a fundamental unit of society.
•    Embrace diversity and value all people.
•    Support life-long learning and diverse scholarship.
•    Exemplify integrity and ethical behavior.
•    Seek new ideas and initiatives and embrace change.
•    Promote an integrative and holistic approach, aligned with the FCS body of knowledge, to support professionals who work with individuals, families, and communities.

ORAFCS Board Members 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement 

ORAFCS celebrates, embraces, and respects the value of every person. We denounce all expressions of hate, racism, injustice, and discrimination. Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice is demonstrated through our work to improve the well-being and quality of life for individuals, families, and communities.

Our Bylaws are available here


Current News

  • 2024 Makers Faire

    Join us for a Makers Faire offering a variety of FCS sessions. Register Here Now!

  • ORAFCS Spring Newsletter


  • Join Your ORAFCS Colleagues For a FREE Webinar!

    How Does a Pandemic Impact our Food Supply? Join us on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 10:00AM for a free webinar! More information hereClick here to RSVP! 


  • Teacher Grants Available!

    ORAFCS Teachers: Grant funds are available through ORAFCS to help with materials for your classroom. Click here to apply!

  • We want you to "Say Yes to FCS"!

    There is a huge demand for Family and Consumer Sciences educators in secondary schools, Extension, and higher education.

Annual Family & Consumer Sciences Day

"Dine In" with us!
The theme is “Dining In” for Healthy Families, and the goal of the campaign is to encourage 200,000 families to make and eat a healthy meal together.  December 3rd was chosen as Family & Consumer Sciences Day to honor family and consumer sciences pioneer and AAFCS founder Ellen Swallow Richards (December 3rd is her birthday).  Many activities are planned for that day, including conducting live interviews with family...


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