Parenting & Care for Children
Purdue Extension's Block Party
A program that teaches young children a variety of skills with building blocks has been awarded the Purdue Cooperative Extension Specialists Association's top award.
Unusual pets, prairie dog and badger.
Wild animals that seem to have no fear of humans, or are seen during the day (i.e. opossums, raccoons), are more likely to be infected and should be avoided and reported to Animal Control. With awareness and reporting sick animals, we will continue to keep the rabies virus low in the state of Indiana.
Teens attending
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Indiana has the sixth highest infant mortality rate in the nation. One way Purdue Extension is helping solve this problem is the Have a Healthy Baby nutrition education program for pregnant teens and young adults.
Young mom attending Purdue's Moms Together Program
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Thirty percent of all new mothers in Grant County are teens. Purdue Extension-Grant County is helping those mother develop the skills they need to raise their children successfully.