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  • Family Living

    Providing leadership to promote education, resources and partnerships that create an environment where families and their communities can thrive.

  • Waukesha County Family Development offers programs that can be tailored to your needs. Check out our available Waukesha Family Living Programs below.

  • Nutrition/Garden/Literacy Program

    Lessons are offered to youth and /or families and can include preparing a healthy garden snack, nutrition and horticulture activities, creating a small container garden and reading garden and nutrition themed stories. These options can be selected a la carte for a tailored program that meets your needs.

    Poverty Awareness for Community Engagement

    PACE is based on three premises: Poverty is Complex, Poverty connects and intersects with other issues, and Poverty is a call to action. An interactive PACE in-service can be designed for your audience. Optional activities include personal surveys, videos, hands-on activities, and poverty simulation experience and more.

    Poverty Experience

    The Poverty Experience is a simulation. The goal of the program is to provide an experience that sensitizes participants to barriers faced by low-income people including institutional power structures, public policy, time constraints, lack of transportation, and facing multiple challenges at one time.

  • If you have any questions regarding Family Living, please contact:

    Jen Whitty
    Family Living Educator
    (262) 548-7789
    Email: jwhitty@waukeshacounty.gov

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