University of Wisconsin-Extension help families thrive in a rapidly changing world. Backed by University of Wisconsin research, educators work with families to help them solve problems and improve the quality of family life. This education meets family needs throughout the life span – from improving prenatal nutrition and parenting skills to planning an estate and caring for an aging parent.
What are the goals of UW-Extension programs for families? Family Living programs are carefully designed to achieve specific outcomes for families.
- Increase the self-sufficiency of low income families. One way this is done is through the FoodWIse Nutrition Education Program
- Maximize resources for life-long well-being.
- Improve health.
- Build community partnerships and policies that strengthen families and youth.