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Family and Community Health Sciences


New Virtual Leaning Opportunities

Join us for Wellness Wednesdays with FCHS!

Every Wednesday at 2:00 FCHS presents a live 45-minute webinar on a variety of topics related to food, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles. This series will walk you through the easy steps that you can take to add positive health behaviors into your day. There’s no time like the present to make some of those small changes that will improve your health in a big way. Topics include mindful family meals, eating healthy on a budget, how to satisfy picky eaters, reading nutrition labels, spotting hidden sugars, and much more. For a complete list of Wellness Wednesday topics please visit the NJAES website.

Family and Community Health Sciences

Upcoming Events

Nutrition and Physical Activity for the Childbearing Years: A 3-Part Series from Pre-Conception Through Baby’s First Year by Michelle Brill, MPH, FCHS Educator of Mercer County

Cancer Thriving & Surviving

Mission Statement

FCHS promotes healthy lifestyles and environments for NJ residents and communities with an emphasis in nutrition, health and wellness.

Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) helps people stay healthy, enjoy life, be active, and reduce health care costs. Many of today's health problems--obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer--can be reduced through good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. FCHS encourages today's busy families and individuals to learn more and make personal choices to improve health. FCHS combines research and practical advice to improve your health for a better tomorrow.

Key Department Initiatives

FCHS Outreach Focuses On

Programs Offered in Mercer County

Check out the Health Happenings and Services in Mercer County. Visit



  • Trenton Public Schools
  • Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership
  • Hunterdon-Mercer Regional Chronic Disease Coalition
  • Family Resource Network
  • Trenton Health Team


Michelle Brill, M.P.H., Family and Community Health Sciences Educator
Telephone: 609-989-6831