The Parent Connection

The Parent Connect is a FREE opportunity for parents and caregivers to talk with each other. Join us via Zoom to learn about resources and gain parenting skills that promote children’s growth and learning. Each session, an Extension educator will highlight a different skill and lead a conversation about how parents can guide their children. […]

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Strong Bodies For All!

Strong Bodies, an eight-week exercise program for older adults, teaches participants in small groups ways to exercise more regularly and eat more healthfully. This course is held twice a week at no cost to participants.  FoodWIse aims to host these exercise classes in rural community settings where access to exercise facilities is limited. To request […]

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WeCOPE – Register for Fall WeCOPE Workshops

WeCOPE – Workshops help adults cope with stress Register for Fall WeCOPE Workshops Extension will be offering WeCOPE, an evidence-based program that helps adults cope with life stress. WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health. By managing life’s challenges in healthy ways, participants take better care of themselves and others. ​ September […]

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Advance Child Tax Credit

Many American families began receiving Advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments on July 15. Here’s what you need to know about the changes to the child tax credit, choices you can make, and planning for 2021 taxes. Advance Child Tax Credit fact sheet

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Extension’s impacts in communities in response to COVID-19

Extension led a multitude of responses to COVID-19, linking experts in critical research to a population in need of guidance and multilingual, practical resources. By working across the Division, Extension brought guidance, resources, and solutions to communities in the following ways: Addressing new and intensified financial stresses for farmers, businesses, individuals, and organizations Supporting businesses, […]

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Children and Anxiety

When children feel anxious or worried, what can parents and caregivers do? Childhood anxiety is not a new phenomenon but may be on more parents’ and caregivers’ minds as they process current events like COVID-19 and police violence with their children. UW-Madison Division of Extension offers resources about how parents and caregivers can support children […]

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Extension Responds to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

For the latest updates on UW–Madison plans and responses related to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit covid19.wisc.edu. Please note Extension employees are working remotely and are continuing to provide resources for families, farms, businesses and communities. Businesses, Government, and Organizations COVID-19 Resources for Local Government Officials How to donate large quantities of food during the COVID-19 emergency […]

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COVID-19 Information

Dear Extension Kewaunee County supporters, volunteers and program attendees, As you may be aware, Extension along with the UW-Madison community and our county, has been keeping a close eye on developments around the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Due to the possibility and risk of infection, we are requiring our volunteer clubs and associations, 4-H, Family Living […]

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QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Hope Begins with You Every 17 minutes, at least six Americans lose a loved one to suicide. Most did not have the chance to learn the warning signs. And 60% of those individuals who died by suicide showed the warning signs to family and friends. You have the opportunity to make a difference. You have […]

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Extension Kewaunee County Co-Parenting Classes

Co-Parenting Communication Video To register for in-person or Zoom video classes, contact Renee Koenig, renee.koenig@wisc.edu or 920-388-7137. About the Course This class is for parents who are experiencing divorce or separation or parents who have never married and are dealing with issues of paternity, parenting time or child support.  Parents are urged to work out […]

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