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

Recovering Together Cafe

Join Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley in partnership with Pierce & St. Croix CountiesNEW, no-cost RECOVERING TOGETHER CAFE program This program is for anyone in recovery or in a supporting role, with children prenatal-kindergarten entry in Pierce, Polk or St. Croix Counties. Sharing is Caring – Click Below to Share   

Positive Parenting for parents and caregivers 0-12

FREE Positive Parenting Virtual Seminars and Discussion groups for parents/caregivers 0-12! This class is being offered free of charge, register here: https://go.wisc.edu/v206cc Children don’t come with instructions, and sometimes parents can be at a loss as to how to manage challenging behavior. Being a parent is not always easy. Seminars and Discussion groups are a […]

Online Parenting Classes – March, April & May

Join a free online parenting class every Thursday at 7 PM. Connect with other parents. Get practical, positive parenting ideas. Register at https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/online-parenting-classes/ Sharing is Caring – Click Below to Share   

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 […]


These topic specific online classes are designed for parents or caregivers raising children together while living apart. A new topic every month! Register today! Sharing is Caring – Click Below to Share   

Statewide Families & Finances Programs

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