Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

University of Illinois Extension -- Carroll, Lee & Whiteside County

Address: SVCC, 173 IL Rt 2 Dixon IL 61021- Main Office(Lee County) 807D S Clay St Mt.Carroll IL 61053 (Carroll County) 280 W Wasson Rd Amboy IL 61310 (Lee County) 100 E Knox St Morrison IL 61270 (Whiteside County)

Phone: (815) 835-2073 (Main Office) (815) 244-9444 (Carroll County) (815) 857-3525 (Lee County) 815-773-4075 ( Whiteside County)

Web Site URL: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/clw/

Contact: Joseph Schwamberger, County Extension Director

Counties

  • Lee

Purpose:

Through learning partnerships that put knowledge to work, U of I Extension's programs are aimed at making life better, healthier, safer and more profitable for individuals and their communities. U of I Extension offers educational programs in five broad areas: healthy society, food security and safety, environmental stewardship, sustainable and profitable food production and marketing systems, enhancing youth, family and community, and well-being. University of Illinois Extension provides educational programs and unbiased research-based information to help Illinois residents improve their quality of life, develop skills, and solve problems by "helping you put knowledge to work."

Remarks:

Office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM from Monday to Friday. The U of I Extension has many different programs for everyone to benefit self, others, and the community. Programs involve enhancing life skills such as leadership, communication, and citizenship. The extension provides information on agriculture and natural resources, community and economic development, finances, gardening, children's education, nutrition and health. 4-H is another program offered through the extension. The various programs provide information and offer advice to create a better living, develop better leadership, and obtain resources. The programs provide information about problem-solving, preparing responsible youth, renewing volunteerism, family diets, lifestyles, health, food nutrition, food preservation, safety and quality, water quality, environmental issues, careers, parent education, community and special interest, 4-H clubs, 4-H camp, educational bulletins and publications. The U of I Extension also holds workshops and seminars regarding family communication, child care provider training, aging awareness, care giving education, managing work & life, grandparents raising grandchildren, Hispanic/Latino Programming, diversity training, culture kits, and the Real Issues of Sexual Kind (RISK) program.

Services Provided

  • Senior-Related Programs and Information
  • Teenage-Related Programs and Information

If this information is out-of-date or incorrect, please email any changes to servicesdirectory@svcc.edu.