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  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Feeling stretched in your role as a caregiver? Caregiving can be stressful — physically, emotionally, and financially. Whether you care for a loved one at home or in a care facility, nearby or far away, your role is important. You will learn ways to take care of yourself, reduce stress, improve your caregiving confidence, and establish balance in  ...


  • Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on Aging

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Caring for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. Learn to recognize how caregiving affects relationships among family members. You will gain skills in talking and listening to address changing needs in later life.Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on AgingCaring for a loved one can be a rewarding experience...


  • Raising School Ready Readers

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Learn fun ways to engage children in literacy play and turn everyday experiences into learning activities to help children be ready for school. Families participate together in hands-on activities that support early literacy skills in six areas. Concepts of Print Phonological Awareness Letter-Sound Knowledge Oral Language Comprehension WritingHuman...


  • Homebuyer Education: A Place of Your Own

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    The American Dream is to own a home. Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. It's an exciting experience and not a simple task.Lessons focus on preparing for home ownership, shopping for a home, securing a mortgage, closing the loan, and being a home owner. Upon completion of the lessons, you may earn a homebuyer's cert...


  • ELEVATE: Taking Your Relationship to the Next Level

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Do you want to enrich the quality of your relationships? Whether you are part of a couple preparing for marriage, in a blended family, or expecting a child, this workshop is for you. Together you will learn and practice sevel skills to maintain a healthy and stable relationship.Special Offering: ELEVATE - OnlineDue to COVID-19 concerns, ELEVATE ses...


  • Human Sciences

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    HUMAN SCIENCES strives to promote healthy people, healthy economies and healthy environments.We provide research-based information and education to help families make decisions that improve and transform their lives. 


  • Master Gardener Program

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Use research-based horticulture and gardening knowledge and practices to educate people and coordinate projects that promote healthy communities.Click on url for all informationWe are looking for volunteers who: Are interested in gardening and horticulture Are curious and love to learn Can make a commitment to the program – 40 volunteer hours and 4...


  • Parent's Cafe

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Parent's Cafe offers pregnant women and parents of infants a place to gather and learn about being a parent. Each month a different topic of discussion will be offered in relation to parenting and free food and beverages will be provided. Gifts such as diapers and baby books will also be given away at each months gathering. Attendance is encouraged...


  • Finances of Caregiving

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    When you understand possible financial solutions for care of a loved one, you and your family can make the best decisions for their care. As your family plans together, be sure to look at financial solutions that protect the financial future of the caregiver. We'll guide you through the steps of finding and collecting needed information and share t...


  • Healthy Families

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    HEALTHY FAMILIES is a toll-free hotline providingobjective, medically accurate health information for women in Iowa.Topics covered include: birth control and pregnancy, breast and cervical cancer, immunizations, child and infant health, domestic abuse, maternal and prenatal care, sexually transmitted diseases, perinatal depression, heart disease or...


  • Growing Strong Families

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Home visitation program.  Parent educators visit homes to offer support and information about the changing needs of children.  Focuses on children as born learners who learn best from their parents.Growing strong Families serves families who are expecting a child as well as those with children up to five years of age who live in Fremont and Page co...


  • 4-H

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Preparing Iowa’s youth to be successful, contributing members of society. 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences. 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT provides pre-collegiate outreach opportunities for youth to develop communication, citizenship, leadership, and life; clubs meet throughout ...


  • Community and Economic Development

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    ISU Extension CED plays an important role in providing research-based information and resourcesto sustain those communities into the future.ISU Extension CED people and programs work with communities—aligning all efforts with the goals of maximizing diversity and inclusivity—to focus on the following five critical issues:  Housing, Demographics, Lo...


  • Beginning Farmer Center

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Resources for farm families. Connect with resources in other states USDA Economic Research Minnesota Farm Link Economic Research Information  Financing Sustainable Ag issues Iowa Agricultural Development Authority (IADA) Farm Services Agency Iowa Area Development Group Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) Leopold Cen...


  • Farm Financial Planning Analysis (FINPACK)

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Farm Financial Planning helps you evaluate your farm business and determine whether or not a change is desirable. It provides an in-depth plan for the farm business so the operator and the lender can make decisions for the future. Farm Financial Planning helps answer three basic questions of sound business management. Where am I today? Where do I w...


  • Finance Consultation

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Free and confidential individual conversations can help... create or revise a budget set priorities for bill payment connect with community resources to stretch incomesContact an ISU Extension and Outreach Financial EducatorCentral Iowa - Kalyn Cody  [Audubon, Boone, Carroll, Crawford, Dallas, Greene, Guthrie, Harrison, Polk, Shelby]North Centra...


  • Free WiFi Program

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Every Extension and Outreach office is equipt with free public wifi. You may sit in the parking lot and use this service. If the office is open, then you might be able to see if there is space available for use.Click on url to find Extension Office in each county.


  • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    MISSION ISU Extension and Outreach builds a strong Iowa by engaging all Iowans in research, education, and extension experiences to address current and emerging real-life challenges. Visit your county office. Connect with our programs in agriculture and natural resources, community and economic development, human sciences, and 4-H youth development...


  • Iowa Concern Hotline

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    IOWA CONCERN HOTLINE provides a free, confidential information and referral hotline for Iowa families and small businesses. Individual and family stress counseling, personal and small business financial problems, legal education, basic needs including food, fuel, shelter, and medical help, and disaster related information. Home Legal Finance Stress...


  • A Journey Through Parkinson's Disease

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    If you're struggling with Parkinson's disease of know someone who is, it's helpful to know where to find support on the journey.Learn about the causes  symptoms of Parkinson's disease,  how treatments work,  therapeutic activities to do at home.Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and that persons with Parkinson's disease are an at-risk population,...


  • 2-1-1 Systems

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    211 is a free, comprehensive information and referral system linking Iowa and Nebraska residents to health and human service programs, community services, disaster services and governmental programs.211 is a one-stop source of information for people looking for services.  Addictions  Clothing and Household  Courts and Crime  Education  Family  Fina...


  • Families Extension Answer Line

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Offers an answer line where families or individuals can call in to get answers about a wide variety of topics pertaining to home and family. 


  • TeenLine

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    TEEN LINE is a toll-free, 24-hour health information and referral service for Iowa teens and those who love them.Teens or parents can call to talk with counselors about health related issues which might include:stress, violence, AIDS, eating disorders, alcohol, drugs, sexual relationships, birth control and pregnancy, relationships with parents and...


  • Strengthening Families Program: For parents and Youth 10-14

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Parents and youth will practice skills, play learning games, do family projects in highly interactive sessions to increase family bonding, build positive communication skills, and solve problems together.


  • Spend Smart Eat Smart

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    SPEND SMART EAT SMART is a program that helps you to save time and money through planning your meals and shopping strategies. HOME PLAN SHOP COOK BLOG VIDEOS RECIPES MOVE


  • Writing Your Retirement Paycheck

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    It's not too soon to take steps to make your resources last a lifetime. you can "write" your own retirement paycheck as you learn to make informed decisions about your retirement savings and withdrawals. You'll learn how health insurance, inflation, required minimum distributions, and taxes will impact your retirement paycheck. Medicare Prescriptio...


  • Smart Choice: Health Insurance

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    In the changing world of health insurance, understanding your options enables you to make the best choice for your situation.Confused about which health insurance plan is best for your family? Would you like to maximize the value of your health insurance? You’ll learn how to be a smart health insurance consumer, whether choosing a policy or making ...


  • Your Money Your Future: Making Ends Meet

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Life is not about money — but how you deal with money has a huge impact on your quality of life, your family’s life, and the life of your community. When you have sound information and strong skills, you can make your money work for you and for your future. Learn how to get more for your money and how to save money for your financial goals. The You...


  • VITA Tax Preparation Assistance

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    Due to COVID19, procedures may have changed in order to maintain safety.The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation and electronic filing for low to moderate income Iowans. Certified community volunteers prepare taxes with computer software and help with special tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit...


  • ServSafe

    Agency: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

    SERVSAFE® classes for food service professionals.  training will provide knowledge every food service provider must know about food hazards and proper food handling practices in order to keep food safe and protect the establishment against the costly nightmare of a foodborne-illness outbreak. Participants will learn ways of prevention, regulatory r...


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