Home and Family

Local Highlights

May 5, 2020

Since 1949, the month of May has been observed as Mental Health Month in the United States and it’s now as important as ever to raise awareness about making mental health a priority and to stop the stigma and misunderstanding that still exists.

April 22, 2020

 QPR is a suicide prevention program that teaches participants three steps to help save a life from suicide.

April 22, 2020

Hi, Iowa State Engineering Kids (and families) – each day we hope to add an activity with some fun engineering things to do. We will vary the ages and stages of people who might enjoy it, but our goal is fun for you and your whole family.

March 18, 2020

Contact your county office for information on specific events

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.

  • child care provider with child

    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.

  • social media icons

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

  • child care providers reviewing paperwork

    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.

Share |