We are HIRING! Part-time Financial Education Associate Extension Educator

This Financial Education Associate Extension Educator position will primarily serve Winnebago County. The Winnebago County Financial Education Program enhances the quality of family and community decisions that affect families by delivering financial education through all ages and stages of human development, insuring that all residents have access from childhood-through adulthood in order to increase capacity […]

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Free Program Announcement: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

The Winnebago County UW-Extension office runs a free program titled Grandparents Raising Grandchildren that is open to the public, and we would like to announce our upcoming support group meeting on February 21, 2019 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm at the J.P. Coughlin Center in Oshkosh. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is a program where grandparents and other […]

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Learn About the Five Essential Strengths that Keep Every Family Strong.

The Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board recently launched the Five for Families campaign featuring an interactive website (www.FiveforFamilies.org) for parents, caregivers, friends, neighbors, and community members. The “five strengths” are: • Helping kids understand feelings • Parenting as children grow • Connecting with others • Building inner strength • Knowing how to find help […]

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Parenting and Family Relationships Resources

    We’d like to let you know about the University of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extension Parenting and Family Relationships website (parenting.uwex.edu). Developed by a team of family and parenting specialists at UW-Madison’s Extension Human Development and Relationships Institute, the website is a clearinghouse of quality web-based resources for families and professionals on parenting, healthy relationships, […]

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2018 4-H Youth Plant Science Day

State 4-H Plant Science Day   A fun way to learn about Horticulture Science!!! Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 Waushara County Fairgrounds, Wautoma, WI Plan now to participate in the State 4-H Plant Science Day event to be held Tuesday, July 10that the Waushara County Fairgrounds in Wautoma. Youth in grades 3-13 can test their knowledge about plants while learning how […]

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Wisconsin ACE Interface Training Available!

The ACE Study confirms, with scientific evidence, that adversity during development increases the risk of physical, mental, and behavioral problems later in life. The ACE Study and other research using the Study’s framework have taught us that ACEs are common and are the leading cause of health and social problems in our nation – the […]

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Now is the Time for Strengthening Families to Prevent Youth Drug Use!

The evidence-based Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) is a cost-effective substance use prevention and skills building program that brings parents and their youth ages 10-14 together in highly interactive sessions that improve parenting skills, build life skills in youth, and strengthen family bonds. In a series of research studies, the Mindfulness-enhanced Strengthening Families […]

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