Family Living

UW-Extension Family Living Programs respond to community needs with research-based education and programs that support Wisconsin families and communities.

Rock County UW-Extension Family Living Program focuses on three major program areas/goals.

Major programs include:

Improving the health, nutrition and physical activity of residents

  • Rock County StrongWomen™
  • Fit Families Rock
  • Little Steps Big Changes
  • Nutrition & Health Programs
  • Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program

Broadening the capacity of StrongWomen™ in Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin StrongWomen™ trainings

Strengthening Families

  • Childcare Education
  • Parent and Family Education
  • Rock County Community Baby Shower
  • Family Financial Education

Researched information on home preservation

Rock County Family Living News and Information:

  • 2018 StrongBodies Dates & Locations UPDATED 11.16.17 September 25, 2017
    Places TBD but mark your calendars! February 8th, Pyle Center, Madison June 19th, Wausau (location TBD) October 18th, Wisconsin Dells (location TBD) Hopefully one of these dates work for you. Stay Strong – UWEXTENSION-ROCK COUNTY
  • PRESSURE GAUGE ANALYSIS September 1, 2017
    Before you start your fall canning, stop and see us at the UW-Extension Rock County office. We can check to make sure that the gauge on your pressure cooker is accurate. Be safe with your canning!
  • How do you Tap Into It? September 8, 2016
    Help us tell our story by sharing yours! If you’ve got a minute, use it to tell us how the people and programs of UW Extension have helped you learn, grow, or succeed. Nearly 200,000 Wisconsinites tap into UW Colleges and Extension resources every day. Each one has a story – about a class that […]
  • Fit Families Rock – A Personal Glimpse August 17, 2016
    Fit Families Rock is a comprehensive nutrition and behavioral health program that aims to help parents and children get healthy together. Through comprehensive nutritional and physical fitness education, participants learn to change behaviors for increased wellness. UW-Extension Rock County CHIP Intern Jennifer Allmaras joined the program in 2016. Her work p […]
  • Chancellor and Vice Chancellor Visit UW Extension Rock County November 24, 2015
    University of Wisconsin Extension Rock County hosted UW Extension & UW Colleges Chancellor Cathy Sandeen and Provost & Vice Chancellor Aaron Brower on November 20.  They spent several hours in Rock County learning about UW Extension programming and its impact from county Extension staff, program partners and elected officials. In Beloit, John Ramstad […]

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