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Family

All families are unique and so are their needs. SDSU Extension takes a holistic approach to serving South Dakotans of all ages. By listening, our team of experts collaborate with stakeholders to provide research-based information, resources and programing to support the overall wellbeing of South Dakota families.

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Child Education

Nationally, more than 60 percent of households are dual income, resulting in an increased need for early childhood education programming.

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Older Adults

Over the next 20 years, the number of adults over the age of 65 will increase dramatically.

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Family Finances

Access the tools needed to take charge of your financial future.

Upcoming Events

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Jan 26

Youth Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training

One in five youth experiences a mental health and/or substance use problem, but less than one third access treatment.

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Jan 27

Money Talk for Women Program

Are you a woman that would like to become more confident in making financial decisions to improve long-term financial security? Join us to learn more!

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Feb 03

Adult Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training

One in five Americans has a mental illness, but many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care.

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Feb 05

February Self-Care Series

Join SDSU Extension Health & Wellness Specialists for a weekly self-care opportunity during the months of February, May, August and November!