Home and Family

Local Highlights

Grow Another Row Cass County
April 6, 2020

Partnership Program Encourages Residents to grow and share excess produce in 2020

4-H Grows Here
April 1, 2020

 A collection of online educational resources for K-12 youth audiences is available on the 4-H At Home Learning Resources webpage.

Spring Garden Seminar
January 31, 2020

Half-Day Event Features “Garden Inspiration Old & New”- Registration Now Open!

Bowl of chili with peppers and cornbread
January 27, 2020

Three Part Series Starts Thursday February 13

apply today
January 24, 2020

Two positions available- application materials due February 14 for consideration

Statewide Resources

  • Answer Line

    Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, or Facebook for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home, equipment, nutrition, and laundry. 1-800-262-3804 or - answer@iastate.edu

  • A 24-hour resource for legal, finance, crisis and disaster and personal health issues, Iowa Concern provides access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services.

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    A national resource that brings quality, research-based information to families at the time it can be most useful and make the biggest difference in their lives.

  • Powerful Tools for Caregivers

    A series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of older adults to take better care of themselves. Learn more about the six-week series and find a class near you.

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    Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is all over the social media networks. Stay in touch with us through our blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest!

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    Are you an early childhood professional that provides care and education in your home, a center or a school? Check out our programs, resources, and trainings available to help you be the best early childhood professional you can be.

  • Parenting can be fun, enjoyable and stressful! Check out our blog and podcasts for the latest research based information and resources to help parents in their important role of raising children.

  • Articles from Ag & Biosystems Engineering for housing issues.

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