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Serving Iowa for more than 30 years!

For answers to just about any home and family question, families have been calling AnswerLine, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach telephone hotline. Get in touch with AnswerLine on the phone, through email, our blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14)

A nationally-recognized parent, youth, and family skills-building curriculum designed to prevent teen substance abuse and other behavior problems, strengthen parenting skills, and build family strengths.

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New parenting resource

A one-page reminder of 10 things that are important in parent-teen interactions. Stay close, set limits and provide structure, be consistent, treat your teen with respect, and more. Available in English or Spanish.

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Human Sciences Extension and Outreach reaches out to families across the lifespan.

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.

Our specialists work with the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University and we work in partnership with other organizations and agencies to meet the needs of Iowa families.

 

 

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 12:26

A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the other nation’s land-grant universities has been...

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 11:09

Women need to prepare throughout their lives if they wish to become financially secure and independent in their later years. The Money Talk program from ISU Extension and Outreach helps women make...

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:23

The parenting dance is the mix between the child’s natural style, or temperament, and the parent’s approach and response. Find suggestions for successful “dancing” in the...

people advancing people

Watch how we're transforming lives in the 2014 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Report

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Human Sciences Extension and Outreach

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