Health and Human Sciences

What We Do

Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences provides education to people of all ages in Indiana’s 92 counties. The community is our classroom – where we bring university information to the local level and help people strengthen families, spend smart, eat right and live well.

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Strengthen Families – Strong individuals and families build a foundation for healthy communities and a productive society. HHS Extension programs and resources address issues across the lifespan, including child care, school readiness, relationships and aging.

Spend Smart – Everyone benefits from learning how to make smart choices that maximize their finances and household resources. HHS Extension delivers best practices for all your money management needs.

Eat Right – What we eat impacts our health and well-being. To help prevent and manage chronic diseases, HHS Extension offers guidance on healthy food choices and meal preparation.

Live Well – Many risk factors for disability or death are preventable, and HHS Extension is dedicated to helping individuals and families improve their quality of life.

To get connected with programming related to food, family, money, and health contact Jamie Jo Lowder– Owen County HHS Educator.

Contact Us

Owen County Purdue Extension HHS
180 S Washington St
Spencer, IN 47460

 Owen County Home Page

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