Spring 2023 Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Schedule Available!

CLASSES FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN 0-12 YEARS OLD The Positive Parenting Program will provide parents with strategies to raise confident and healthy children, build strong relationships, manage misbehavior, and prevent problems from happening in the first place. Classes meet via Zoom on Mondays from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm OR from 6:00 pm – 7:30 […]

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Strong Couples Program

FREE Relationship Help for Couples in All Life Stages The Strong Couples Program is free! This program is for couples together 6 months or longer, in all life stages. This educational program is NOT counseling. The program teaches couples to use tools to improve their relationship. Benefits to Couples Why should you and your partner […]

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New Rent Smart Classes Available!

Rent Smart is designed to help those individuals who have little to no rental experience and those who have had difficulty obtaining rental housing.  Participants may be first time renters as they graduate from school, homeowners transitioning to renting, individuals with poor rental or credit history, or individuals who have other issues that may cause […]


Encouraging Financial Discussions Foundation Series – October 2022

2022 EFC FOUNDATIONS SERIES EFC – Encouraging Financial Conversations is a program designed for case managers, social workers, and other frontline staff to help empower clients achieve their financial goals and manage their money. EFC participants will learn techniques and strategies to help their clients create a financial goals action plan, build and maintain good […]


Grandparents Scam Alert

Recently, a citizen alerted the Oshkosh Police Department that they received a phone call from a female stating that their granddaughter was in custody, that the caller was the granddaughter’s attorney, and that they needed several thousand dollars cash in order to bond her out. This was a scam known as the Grandparent Scam and […]

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Food Safety Before, During, and After a Power Outage

The weather has caused power outages across the United States already this year.  There are certain things that you can do to before, during, and after a power outage to help keep your family food-safe.  Prepare Yourself Before Power Emergencies Make sure you have appliance thermometers in your refrigerator and freezer.  Check to ensure that the freezer temperature […]


Credit Report Changes Coming July 1

Staying on top of what’s in your credit report can help you spot errors and possible instances of identity theft. Additionally, a positive credit history helps you access housing and financial products, and to get the best interest rate when applying for loans, insurance, and more. Extension Educators from UW-Madison Division of Extension want Wisconsin […]


Parenting the Preschooler: Responding to Scary Events

Helping Preschoolers Cope with Scary Events We can’t prevent scary events from happening, but we can do our best to know what and how much information our children are being exposed to about the events. Children are often frightened by uncertainty, change, and adult emotional responses. The following tips help children cope during scary times: […]

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Responding to Social Media Threats

Parents and caregivers alike today had to consider their child’s safety as they evaluated the widespread threats of violence on a popular app. Here are several strategies for talking to your children about what they see on social media. Extension has also developed relevant materials that have additional tips for you.