Families & Finances

The Extension Institute of Human Development & Relationships provides the tools Wisconsinites need to thrive as well-rounded, capable individuals and families. We support families in caring for each other in ways that promote growth and understanding. Our programs promote aging-friendly communities, coach effective parents and help families put technology, mindfulness and financial awareness to use. Our Families & Finances programming help to provide sources of well-researched, quality information about families and relationships, guide people through experiences throughout their lifespan, across health and developmental states, through caregiving, and through intergenerational relationships, and help families and individuals across Ashland County to achieve financial well being.

Relationships & Parenting

The Ashland County UW Madison Extension Office promotes virtual and in-person parenting classes! Some classes offered include:

Financial Education

UW Madison Extension offers a number of resources to help families and individuals stretch their dollars and meet their financial goals. Some classed offered include:


Heidi Ungrodt serves Ashland County as the Families & Finance Educator. To learn more about Families & Finance programming and the role of Extension in Ashland County, send an email to heidi.ungrodt@wisc.edu or call the Ashland County office at 715-682-7017.

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