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Building Strong Families
ADVOCAP Head Start Resource Directory   (PDF file – 227 KB)
ADVOCAP Head Start Directorio de Recursos  (PDF file – 343 KB)
Child & Family Web Guide
Children, Youth & Family Information Service
Community Help for Families - resources for families relating to food, housing, heat, childcare, consumer issues, health care and emergency assistance.
Families & Communities
Home Alone: Preparing Children for Self Care
Home & Family Publications

Parenting/Child Development 
Parenting the First Year
Parenting the 2nd & 3rd Years
Parenting the Preschooler
Parenthetical - a blog, website and social network for parents of adolescents

Family Financial Management
Detailed Spending Plan Template
Monthly Spending Plan Template
Want More Money in Your Pocket? - Earned Income Credit, 2013 tax year
American Savings Education Council
Family Financial Security
Federal Trade Commission
Managing Your Finances When There’s A Drop In Income – 2014 Workshop Schedule
Managing Your Personal Finances In Tough Times – Resources from University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension. This website has been developed to assist individuals and families experiencing a change in their personal financial situation. The resources shared have been designed to help people make sound financial choices in tough times. All materials are free for personal use.
Resources for Consumer Information from the Federal Government
Retirement Planning
Social Security Administration
The Investors Clearinghouse

Foods & Nutrition
American Dietetic Association
Area Food Resources (updated December 13, 2013) - a listing of Fond du Lac & Green Lake County food pantries and emergency food contacts, community and senior meal sites, FoodShare Wisconsin, commodity foods and S.H.A.R.E
Recursos para alimentos en estra área - Spanish translation of Area Food Resources list
2014 WIC Authorized Farmers Market and Farm Stand Locations
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Food & Nutrition Tips
Food Storage in the Home
Meals for You
MyPlate Food Guide – formerly My Pyramid Food Guide
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Nutrition and Physical Activity Information - CDC: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity
Nutrition Facts Label
Nutrition for Family Living Newsletters
Spend Smart, Eat Smart
USDA Cost of Food for Families, 2012
USDA Food & Nutrition Information Center
USDA Food Recalls
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture’s Searchable Nutrient Database
UW-Extension Publications
Weight Control Information – National Institutes of Health

Wisconsin Food Security Project – provides a cutting-edge interactive website for exploring and documenting food security and the food security infrastructure in Wisconsin. Designed as a resource for community planners, policymakers, educators, nonprofits, researchers, advocates, the media, and anybody interested in food security in Wisconsin, the website provides a wealth of local data related to food security, economic well-being, public and private food assistance programs, the retail food environment, selected health outcomes, and demographics.

Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program – Fond du Lac County

Housing 
Consumer Handbook to Credit Protection Laws
UW-Extension About the House

Staying healthy and preventing heat-related illness during hot summer weather
Coping Well With Drought 2012 – Information from UW-Extension Cooperative Extension
Ready Wisconsin – State Drought Information

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