Nutrition, Personal Finance & Food Safety Education
University of California
Nutrition, Personal Finance & Food Safety Education

Adult Program

EFNEP Participants learn to:

  • Plan nutritious meals
  • Increase physical activity
  • Stretch their food dollar
  • Practice safe food handling
  • Prevent obesity through healthy lifestyles

Target Audience:

Families withchildren under 18 years. Participants should be responsible for planning and preparing family meals.


Participants must satisfy one of the following:

  • Receive or be eligible to receive federal food assistance.
  • Have a monthly household cash income that is at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Be a pregnant teen or foster youth in transition, regardless of income or age.

Eating Smart

Featured Success Stories

Letter from a recent graduate:

This class was very beneficial for me. I learned a lot, and as a mother I can use what I learned to improve the wellbeing of my family. Thanks a lot to the instructor for her patience when teaching and explaining the materials, and for giving us ideas for preparing healthy meals.

Thank you for everything!

Video of a recent graduate: 

Interview conducted by Mary Maser, one of our program representatives for the Adult Nutrition program.



Contact for More Information

Patti Wooten-Swanson Ph.D. 
Nutrition Program Advisor
University of California Cooperative Extension
9335 Hazard Way, Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92123-1219 
Phone 858-822-7719 
Fax (858) 694-2849

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