SARDI Family & Consumer Sciences

Health Literacy:

Families have limited resources and limited access to medical facilities.  The workshops offered will provide the education that they need to limit doctor’s visits, seek the correct medical provider, keep record of their health, and select the best preventative care for their health challenges.

  • Develop good communication skills with the doctor.

  • Develop a family health history.

  • Learn to keep medical and prevention records.

  • Create living wills.

  • Understand the importance of keeping legal documents.


Family Management - Finance & Health Literacy:
  • Increase health practices amongst males

  • Improve family health and wealth practices

  • Increase fruit and vegetable intake

  • Reduce medical costs

  • Reduce childhood obesity

  • Improve family budgeting

Emergency Preparedness:
  • Prepare families for all disasters occurring in Louisiana

  • Assist families in creating a plan that enables them to be safe during disasters.

For more information, contact:

Stacey P. Nevills, MPA, MM
Extension Educator, FCS Parenting (SARDI)
1209 Diesi Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Office: (337) 943-2410

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