Story County Extension

220 H Avenue, Nevada, IA, USA

Phone 5153826551 | Fax 5153822696


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 Iowa Healthy Families Hot Line is offered through Iowa State University Extension. It provides referrals for the Care For Kids Program (EPSDT), prenatal/maternal health, infant/child health, women's health, immunizations, domestic abuse, adolescent health, reproductive health, pregnancy/birth control, and STDs.

Services:

– Referral Service – Assistive Technology

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes


Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers online and in-person financial planning classes to all individuals.

Services:

  • Finances of Caregiving
  • Writing Your Retirement Paycheck
  • Small Change: Building Financial Security
  • Child Care Provider Finance Training
  • Additional online financial resources

Eligibility:

Open to anyone

Intake Process:

Register online

Hours:

Check online for class schedule

Payment:

Medicare

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes

Website: View Website


The Iowa Healthy Families Hot Line is offered through Iowa State University Extension. It provides referrals for the Care For Kids Program (EPSDT), prenatal/maternal health, infant/child health, women's health, immunizations, domestic abuse, adolescent health, reproductive health, pregnancy/birth control, and STDs.

Services:

– Referral Service – Assistive Technology

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes

Website: View Website


Program: Teen Hot Line

The Teen Hot Line is offered through Iowa State University Extension. It provides referrals for health information, stress, violence, AIDS/HIV, eating/weight, STDs, alcohol or drug use, birth control/pregnancy, relationships, and sexual relationships. The hotline is a free service that is confidential and offered 24 hours a day.

Services:

-Referral Service – Assistive Technology

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes

Website: View Website


Partially funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help farm families affected by disabilities adapt their homes and farms. The program can help any family member with a disability to: modify tools, equipment, and machinery, make home and farm buildings more accessible and find services that meet specific needs.

Services:

Eligibility:

Iowa farmers with disabilities or health related conditions such as but not limited to storke, heart attack, cancer or arthritis.

Handicap Accessible: No

Appointment Needed: Yes

Website: View Website