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Family and Community Development

Who We Are

The Family and Community Development Program focuses on educational programs in the areas of: 

  • Household Budgeting
  • Community Resources
  • Family Resource Management
  • Consumer Fraud

This program facilitates the development of community based solutions to local needs including: 

  • Volunteer Resources
  • Community Resource Development
  • Disaster Preparation

Greening Monroe County

Extension has provided leadership in sustainability and green government since 2005 and is the county liason for the Monroe County Climate Change Advisory Committee

Extension assisted with the management of a $3 Million State Energy Program energy efficiency grant from the U.S. Department of Energy and Climate Commission (FECC). 

Monroe County Climate Change Advisory Committee Meetings occur every month at the Marathon Government Center. If you are interested in attending, please contact Alicia Betancourt or Brynn Morey at

Contact Us!

Alicia Betancourt

Alicia Betancourt
Family and Community Development
Agent and Extension Director
Monroe County
email: or
Phone: 305-453-8747
Physical Address: 
102050 Overseas Highway, Suite 244
Key Largo, FL 33037