Orange County EFNEP
University of California
Orange County EFNEP

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

COVID-19 ALERT: The Orange County Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is offering online options for nutrition education during the stay-at-home orders. Please contact us for updates and availability.

The health and safety of EFNEP participants, agencies, staff and our extended community is our number one priority.

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What is EFNEP?

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) assists limited-resource families gain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary to choose nutritionally sound diets and improve their well-being. 

Our bilingual community education specialists bring no-cost comprehensive nutrition education classes in English and Spanish to schools, community partners, preschools, after school programs, churches, health care settings, and more.

EFNEP helps families improve:

  • Diet Quality and Physical Activity
  • Food Resource Management 
  • Food Safety
  • Food Security

Read about our 2020 California Impacts

EFNEP is federally-funded program through the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) that offers nutrition education to limited-resource families and children in all 50 states and U.S. territories. Find out more on our state-wide program page.



Contact Information

Natalie Price
Nutrition Advisor
(626) 586-1948

Orange County
UC Cooperative Extension
7601 Irvine Boulevard
Irvine, CA 92618


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