Families & Finance

UW-Madison Division of Extension Human Development and Relationships Education Programs respond to community needs with research-based education and partnerships that support Wisconsin family and communities.

  • Families and Communities
    Creating strong families that serve as the foundation for community life by enhancing family relationships, parenting, child development and the community institutions that promote family well-being.


  • Food and Nutrition
    Promoting healthy, well-nourished families as they learn to manage food dollars, plan nutritious meals, and purchase, prepare, and serve food that is safe to eat.


  • Family Economics
    Helping families meet future needs while keeping pace with day-to-day expenses and addressing the basics of earning, spending, saving, investing, health care, and housing issues.


If you have any questions regarding Human Development and Relationships Education in Washburn County, please contact:

Danette Hopke, Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator

850 W Beaverbrook Avenue, Suite 1
Spooner, WI 54801-9801
Phone: 715-635-4446
Fax: 715-635-4450

If you have any questions regarding Nutrition Education in Washburn County, please contact:

Bridget Rongner, FoodWIse Nutrition Coordinator (Burnett, Sawyer, and Washburn Counties)

850 W. Beaverbrook Avenue, Suite 1
Spooner, WI 54801-9801
Phone: 715-635-4447
Fax: 715-635-4450