Home Economics Professional Association of Nigeria (HEPAN) is fully registered with the Cooperate affairs commission (CAC) of Nigeria under the companies and allied matters Act No. 1 of 1990 Part C with a focus to collaborate with all Home Economics organizations and associations in Nigeria for the purpose of delivering the object of the mission for which Home Economics stands as a Profession and Subject discipline. It will take into cognizance all the perspectives of International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE) as spelt out in the mission statement as the world single professional body for Home Economics.
The functions of HEPAN are encompassing in harnessing the activities of Home Economics in Nigeria to ensure that the discipline receive renewed attention from the Federal, State, and Local government such that individuals, families and communities feel the attraction and impact of Home Economics professional practice in the entire environment. Moving into technological advancement, Home Economics is empowered through research, training and development to lift up the images of professionals and practitioners as a way of promoting leadership, mentoring and possible linear personality progression. It is the view of the Council that members become professionals by practice and exhibit the characteristic dynamics of a Home Economics Professional.