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Extension Racine County – COVID-19 Office and Staff Availability

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff is working remotely and many of our programs have been postponed or are being offered via video conference. Call 262-767-2929 or email uwextension@racinecounty.com for more information. […]

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Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19

The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is impacting households, communities, and businesses. A new national survey shows that 1 in 5 households in the US have already had their income cut or stopped altogether. Extension has created a web site featuring frequently asked questions that highlight some common financial challenges as a result of the […]

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Summer Internship Opportunity – Early Learning and Family Resource Intern

Extension Racine County is hiring an Early Learning and Family Resource Intern to join its Human Development & Relationships Team. This summer position will work closely with the Human Development and Relationships Educators to engage families around the importance of early literacy in young children. The intern will assist educators plan, implement and evaluate programs […]

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COVID-19 Food Resources for Racine and Kenosha Counties- Updated Daily

COVID-19 Food Resource Documents To Be Updated Daily* Please click here to visit our Extension Kenosha County Nutrition Education Homepage for all updated food resources. *Information provided is updated regularly; however, we recommend you check the with the agency beforehand, using links and contact information provided. If changes or updates need to be made to […]

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Youth in Governance Representatives to Present Information on Voter Registration

Racine County Youth in Governance Representatives will present information on the voter registration process on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 7:00-8:00 P.M. in the auditorium of the Racine County Ives Grove Building, 14200 Washington Avenue, Sturtevant, WI 53177. The public is invited to attend. Information on the importance of voting will be the focal point […]

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Helping Parents to Navigate the Transition to a Blended Family

Are you struggling with the transition into a blended family? Do you and your ex-partner struggle to co-parent your child or children? Extension is hosting a Helping Children Feel at Home in a Blended Family Workshop. Parents, stepparents, and partners of blended families are invited to attend the Blended Family Workshop. The workshop will be […]

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Summer Intern Opportunity Available with Racine County 4-H Youth Development

The Summer 4-H Youth Development Intern supports the Racine County 4-H program by working with the 4-H Youth Development staff to plan, facilitate, and evaluate educational activities targeting youth and families in Racine County. The intern will develop and/or expand 4-H programs to increase the visibility and impact of the 4-H program with diverse audiences […]

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Spring into Gardening Returns Saturday March 7th

The annual Spring into Gardening session returns on Saturday, March 7th at Union Grove High School, 3433 S Colony Avenue, Union Grove, WI 53182. Registration is open through February 24. The day will commence with a keynote presentation, “Genetic Diversity and Plant Preservation,” by speaker, Neil Diboll, native plant ecologist with the Prairie Nursery, Inc. […]

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Early Learning Series workshops focus on Enriching Family Engagement and Building Stronger Relationships

Extension Racine County’s Early Learning Series will host three workshops focused on Enriching Family Engagement and Building Stronger Relationships. March 24        Joining Family Systems-Becoming Part of the Family April 7             How To Have Professional Conversations April 28           Supporting Children and Families Long Term       Facilitated by: Tina Ginner Melzl, MS, […]

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Child Support & Family Court FAQ on March 11, 2020

Professionals often hear from families that Child Support and Family Court are confusing and frustrating. As a result, the Greater Racine Collaborative for Healthy Birth Outcomes and UW-Madison Division of Extension Racine County convened a panel on child support in Racine County to help dispel some of the common misconceptions. A Child Support and Family […]

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