University of Illinois Extension -- Carroll, Lee & Whiteside County

280 W Wasson Rd Amboy IL 61310 (Lee County) / 12923 Lawrence Road Sterling, IL 61081 (Whiteside County) / 807D S Clay St Mt.Carroll IL 61053 (Carroll County)
815-857-3525 (Lee County) / 815-632-3611 (Whiteside) / 815-244-9444 (Carroll County)
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Janice McCoy, Unit Director
Through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work, U of I Extension's programs are aimed at making life better, healthier, safer and more profitable for individuals and their communities. U of I Extension offers educational programs in four core areas: agricultural and natural resources, community development, nutrition, family and consumer sciences and youth development/4-H. University of Illinois Extension provides educational programs and unbiased research-based information to help Illinois residents improve their quality of life, develop skills, and solve problems by "helping you put knowledge to work."
Office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM from Monday to Friday. The U of I Extension has many different programs for everyone to benefit self, others, and the community. Programs involve enhancing life skills such as leadership, communication, and citizenship. The extension provides information on agriculture and natural resources, community and economic development, finances, gardening, children's education, nutrition and health. 4-H is another program offered through the extension. The various programs provide information and offer advice to create a better living, develop better leadership, and obtain resources. The programs provide information about problem-solving, preparing responsible youth, renewing volunteerism, family diets, lifestyles, health, food nutrition, food preservation, safety and quality, water quality, environmental issues, careers, parent education, community and special interest, 4-H clubs, 4-H camp, educational bulletins and publications. The U of I Extension also holds workshops and seminars regarding family communication, child care provider training, aging awareness, care giving education, managing work & life, grandparents raising grandchildren, Hispanic/Latino Programming, diversity training, culture kits, and the Real Issues of Sexual Kind (RISK) program.
Services Provided
Senior-Related Programs and Information
Teenage-Related Programs and Information

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