Linn County Extension

383 Collins Road Northeast, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Phone 3193779839 | Fax 3193770475


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


Parent Education Consortium (PEC) provides group-based parenting education for caregivers. Classes are provided in 6-week sessions. Each class includes a parent session and a parent/child activity time. Topics can include guidance and discipline, child development, and adult relationship skills.

Services:

  • Group-based parenting classes
  • Child care
  • Evening meal may be provided

Eligibility:

The classes are provided in Linn County, however, parents do not have to live in Linn County to participate.

Intake Process:

Call for registration.

Hours:

Classes are available year round. Call for specific times.

Payment:

No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes