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HHS Extension general program areasFood
The missions of the Food specialty is to help consumers better understand and evaluate nutrition and food safety information. With the continued need for Health and Human Sciences education, the Extension Educator becomes a vital link in the community, providing information and educational programming at the point-of-need to enhance lives, homes, and communities. Learn more about the Food program area.Family
The mission of the Extension Human Development specialty is to maximize the psychological, social, physical, and emotional well-being of Indiana residents. Extension Human Development provides non-formal educational opportunities that increase knowledge, influence attitudes, teach skills, inspire aspirations, and encourage behavior changes in the areas of aging, parenting, relationships, violence prevention and school readiness. Learn more about the Family program area.Money
The mission of the Extension Family Resource Management specialty is to maximize household resources through science based research, education and curriculum development. Our Extension Educator team provides science based resource management content to children, youth and adults through programs directed specifically to their needs.Health
The mission of the Health specialty is to provide effective community health education programs in Indiana communities. Health programs focus on health promotion and wellness across the lifecycle. Learn more about the Health program area.