Families & Finances

Families & Finances

The Extension Institute of Human Development & Relationships provides the tools Wisconsinites need to thrive as well-rounded, capable individuals and families. We support families in caring for each other in ways that promote growth and understanding. Our programs promote aging-friendly communities, coach effective parents and help families put technology, mindfulness and financial awareness to use.

Read the Institute Director’s Message to the HDRI Family Regarding the Disregard of Black Bodies in The US

Upcoming Programs

Triple P – Stepping Stones

Parenting Classes for Families of Children with Disabilities with Hannah White-McGinnHuman Development and Relationships Educator in Pierce County

October to December Raising WI’s Children classes for 2023

NEW! Resilient Co-Parenting Classes

Join us the 1st Thursday of every month for topic specific online classes that are designed for parents or caregivers raising children together while living apart.

Early Care and Education Professionals Continuing Ed Hours

As part of our Fit and Healthy Kids partnership, we are offering once a month continuing education for early care and education (ECE) professionals. See below flyer.

Parenting and Family Relationship Classes

Join educators from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension for parenting and family relationship classes and support. Discover the best of what science has to offer and choose what works for you! The below classes are offered virtually online. All classes are free or low cost.All times are listed in CST.

Raising WI’s Children

Join monthly Raising Wisconsin’s Children online classes for practical parenting ideas. Connect with other parents. Help children grow. Free and open to all – fathers, mothers, grandparents, and other caregivers. Fall Raising WI’s Children classes We have a great fall line-up:

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Fall Statewide Virtual Planning AHEAD Series: NOW OPEN!

Difficult, but important, conversations and planning for the end-of-life can be made easier with the right tools. Join UW Madison Extension for the virtual series Planning AHEAD.  Planning AHEAD is a 7-session course (one hour each) that guides participants through the topics Getting Started, Handling Financial Changes, Advance Medical and Legal Directives, Estate Planning, Choices in […]

The Strong Couples Program

❤️ Love is an Action – Take Action and sign up today!  ❤️ Being in a relationship is not always easy- love takes learning.  Whether you need help or just want to strengthen your relationship, finding trustworthy support can be difficult. UW-Madison Division of Extension is partnering with the University of Illinois Extension to provide an […]

Statewide Families & Finances Programs

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