Families and Communities
Overweight Kids: What Communities Can Do
Childhood overweight is related to a number of factors including poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, genetics, and community environment. Learn about what your community can do to promote healthy food options and physical activity.
Families and Communities Programs
Iowa State University Extension implements programs to address a variety of policy issues that effect families and support community efforts to collaboratively design service delivery systems and policies that improve outcomes for families.
Children, Youth, and Families at Risk
The statewide goals for Iowa's Children, Youth, and Families At Risks (CYFAR) projects are to improve the ability of families who are at risk to raise children who are healthy, contributing citizens and to improve the well-being of children, youth, and families and to build community capacity to support these families.
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Food Assistance Outreach Project
ISU Extension's Food Assistance Outreach Project focuses on helping low-income Iowa families become aware of and access Food Assistance to help them purchase food for good health.