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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.

 

 

News

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 15:43

First-generation Latino immigrant children in Iowa are at great risk for obesity. That’s according to a new policy brief published by Kim Greder, an associate professor and extension...

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:52

If foodservice workers don’t follow food safety procedures, there is a chance the salad will arrive with a side order of foodborne illness. That’s why Iowa State University and Kansas...

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 13:49

Daily news reports about Ebola infections, quarantines and death may have children worried that they may be stricken by this disease or other illnesses. Human sciences specialists offer...

Popular Publications

Healthy & Homemade Cookbook

Healthy & Homemade Cookbook - 2nd Edition

Containing over 70 recipes from main dishes, appetizers, and desserts to soups, salads, sides, and even snacks. This 82-page cookbook will have you preparing healthy meals and smartly spending your dollars, too!

people advancing people

Watch how we're transforming lives in the 2013 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Report

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