Henry County Extension

127 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant, IA, USA

Phone 3193858126 | Fax 3193858126


Services:

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes


Program: Together We Can

Services:

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes


Families are served in lessons which include activities, worksheets, games, and cooking. The program aims to increase family knowledge in budgeting, meal planning, healthy food choices, food safety, and physical activity. Families and youth strengthen communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills through the lessons. These life skills help participants obtain employment and nurture family relationships.

Services:

  • Nutrition and cooking lessons in home or small group settings.
  • Worksheets and handouts
  • Physical activity-stretches, exercises, and activities
  • Tools to help participants make changes suggested in the lession

Eligibility:

Individuals with children age 18 or younger.

Intake Process:

Call for more information

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes


The mission of The Family Connection is to provide an educational program designed to improve the health and well-being of pregnant women, parents, and their children. The program provides one on one home visits to families.

The Family Connections also offers Parents Place, which is a nest program. Parents can redeem participation points at Parents place for baby supplies, and home supplies.

The Family Connection is credentialed under the Iowa Family Support Credential Program.

Services:

  • Home visits
  • Goal setting
  • Group connections
  • Developmental screenings
  • Resource network
  • Parent education
  • Parents Place/The Nest

Eligibility:

Henry County residents with children from prenatal to age 5.

Intake Process:

Referrals can be made via email, phone, or in person. Please have name, address, family size, and family income information available.

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Individual program meetings are arranged to accommodate the parent or family's schedule.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes

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