Vanderburgh County - Health & Human Sciences


Purdue Extension Health and Human Sciences (HHS) provides education to individuals and communities of all ages and stages. We bring relevant, research-based information to the local level - both in person and online - to help people strengthen relationships, eat smart, improve health and achieve financial wellness. Click each section below to learn more about programs offered in Vanderburgh County.

Meet Your HHS Educator

Meagan Salomon

Meagan Salomon

County Extension Director | Extension Educator - HHS

13301 Darmstadt Rd., Suite A

Evansville, IN 47725


ServSafe Manager and Food Handler -- food safety trainings for restaurant and food service professionals.  Check the calendars for ServSafe Food Protection Manager or ServSafe Food Handler to view upcoming trainings and locations.


Food Safety for Volunteers: food safety training for volunteers to help prepare and serve food safely for large groups such as family reunions, church dinners and community gatherings.


Nutrition Basics: a variety of topics around basics of nutrition and healthy eating patterns for youth and adults.


Dining with Diabetes: Manage Diabetes through interactive sessions on healthy food preparation and cooking.

PARENTS FOREVER: educational program for families experiencing divorce, separation, or a change in child custody.  This is the approved course for Vanderburgh County courts.  For a list of upcoming classes and registration information, click here.


EARLY CHILDHOOD CONTINUING EDUCATION: Purdue is an approved provider for trainings and professional development for Early Childhood providers.  Call or email to learn more about what we can provide for you or your team!


MATTER OF BALANCE: a fall prevention program that encourages cognitive restructuring.  It is an evidence-based program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS: Programs for individuals, families and organizations, including but not limited to CREW (Compassion & Resilience Education at Work), Mental Health First Aid, and Adolescent Substance Use: What Parents Can Do