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.

Our Bylaws are available here

The Oregon chapter works to connect all Family and Consumer Science professionals in Oregon. See our contact page for more information and the link to our list-serv. We provide professional development opportunities once a year in Oregon and we encourage all FACS professionals to network and work towards our common goals.

The Oregon Chapter is also setting up a central location for teachers to load lesson plans. Please check back later for more information.



Current News

  • ORAFCS Spring Newsletter


  • 2021 Conference Canceled

    The 2021 ORAFCS Conference has been canceled. Keep an eye out for opportunities to connect and learn from a distance later in the year. 

  • 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...










2016 Conference 

"Great American Buffet"

At the Salishan in Gleneden Beach,...