Home and Family

Local Highlights

December 4, 2017

Keep up to date with all the fun happenings at the Henry County Extension Office!

March 13, 2019

Great monthly tips from Rachel Sweeney, our Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Wellness

December 19, 2018
August 27, 2018

For professionals working with couples, families and children

Human Sciences strives to build a #STRONGIOWA one person at a time. We provide research-based information and education to help Iowans make decisions that improve their lives.

 

Family Life Staff

Parenting

Adult and Dependent Child Caregiving

Aging

Relationships

Child Care & Education For Families

Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development

Statewide Resources

  • Answer Line

    Get answers to your home and family questions from the specialists at AnswerLine. Connect with them on the phone, email, Facebook or Twitter for information about cleaning, food preparation, preservation, and safety, home environment, equipment, nutrition, textiles, 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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