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ATTENTION! Durham County Government is closing most offices to the public effective Monday, March 23, 2020. To read the detailed release about the closing, visit our news section at or click here. 

 Department Function

Donna Rewalt
721 Foster Street
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: 919-560-0525
FAX: 919-560-0530
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Durham County Cooperative Extension creates opportunities for lifelong learning and connects residents with resources to improve quality of life. We provide research-based education and other services to the community, through workshops and trainings, as well as customized education based on community needs and interests. Our programs are free or low-cost.

We Offer Programs in: 

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Youth Development
  • Consumer and Family Education
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Agriculture and Horticulture
  • Community Capacity Building 
  • Community Transportation (Durham County ACCESS)

Extension Educators are available to answer questions on a variety of topics. Call Cooperative Extension at 919-560-0525, visit our Website and find us on Facebook.

Durham County Cooperative Extension Program Webpages:

Durham County 4-H Youth Development Program

Kids Voting Durham (Youth Civic Education) 

Master Gardeners (Gardening Info) 
Project Build (Gang Intervention)

Strengthening Families / PFAST (Parent-School Advocacy) 

Welcome Baby Program (Parents & Kids Ages 0-5)

Durham County ACCESS (Transportation)

 Durham Welcome Baby  Durham Community Garden Vegetables  Durham Community Garden Durham 4-H Student 

 Durham County Cooperative Extension… Empowering People...Providing Solutions



2019 Annual Report

Be sure to check out the 2019 Durham County Cooperative Extension Annual Report to the Community - "Growing. Learning. Sharing. Leading."

Click here to view or download the PDF version of the report.

2019 Cooperative Extension Annual Report cover