Georgia Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

GAFCS is the Georgia state affiliate of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). Our mission is 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.

2024 Annual Conference was a Success! See you Next Year!

5 for 5

It's time to make your commitment for the GAFCS "5 for 5" Initiative! This is an opportunity to help support exceptional FACS students by contribuing to the various scholarships our affiliate offers. These scholarships are not possible without your generous donations! Please consider this noble opportunity by completing the Donor Pledge Form. For more information, contact



GAFCS members are also members of AAFCS. The membership consists of educators, counselors, nutritionists, scientists, researchers, designers, administrators and consultants, etc. All members share a commitment to achieving optimum well-being for families and individuals.

Why join?

  • Network with other FCS professionals
  • Engage in professional development
  • Access resources for use in advocacy efforts
  • Access new webinar resources


Student Units

Photo: Student unit members and FCS professionals share a virtual dinner to celebrate "Dining in Day".

Statewide Student Unit Survey

We are gathering information to help GAFCS have a better sense of FCS activity throughout the state. This short survey will provide info that can help us better support and facilitate networking among students across the state. We are also particularly interested in increasing participation by minorities and men. Please complete and  share with colleagues and students active in health, human development, nutrition, education and training, personal finance, textiles, housing and interior design at all 2 and 4-year institutions.

Take Survey

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Want to promote GAFCS on Twitter?

  1. Add "facs" behind your name. Example: @meganfacs 
  2. Use the hashtag #GAFCS or #Georgia AAFCS for tweets related to GAFCS

Professional Development

GAFCS members engage in multiple professional development opportunities. The Annual GAFCS Conference is always a highlight for members. AAFCS offers onsite events and virtual seminars to the professional development needs of members.


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