Health, Families & Finances

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

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
  • FoodWIse 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

News and Information:

2018 StrongBodies Dates & Locations UPDATED 3.1.18

Upcoming Trainings – Please mark your calendars! June 19th, Wausau, Jefferson Street Inn October 18th, Wisconsin Dells, Chula Vista Hopefully one of these dates work for you. Stay Strong – UWEXTENSION-ROCK COUNTY


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!

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