Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Henry County

  • Education
127 North Main Street
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8126
(319) 385-2617 (fax)
  • About

    There are a wide variety of services provided by the Henry County Extension Office, including the following:
    -Classes for families & families (in both English & Spanish)
    -Rosetta Stone Classes to learn English in the computer lab
    -Food Safety Training for area businesses
    -Parent Circle for parents with children age 0-10 (free child care during class)
    -Relationship Class for single parents and couples
    -Classes for teen moms to learn parenting skills and receive high school credit
    -Training on Buying and Eating Healthy
    -Cooking & food preparation classes
    -Guidance on how to make the most of WIC dollars
    -Drug prevention programs for youth
    -Project Alert, which teaches resistance skills
    -Life skills lessons for 5th grade youth taught in the MPCSD
    -Programs to encourage service learning projects for 9-12 grade students
    -Henry County Substance Abuse Coalition
    -QuitLine Iowa: 1.800.784.8669 (1.800 Quit Now- tobacco prevention programs)
    -Iowa School District Profile Data available for grant writing and research
    -Whole and 1/2 day presentations available on how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) increase the chance of health problems
    -Workplace Wellness Training (Well Being: Career, Social, Financial, Community, Personal)
    -Henry County 4H
    -Animal Adventures Program on Friday afternoons for youth
    -Henry County Master Gardeners