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Southwind District

Erie Office

111 South Butler
Erie, KS 66733
Fax:  620-244-3829

Fort Scott Office

210 South National
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Fax:  620-223-0332

Iola Office

1006 N. State St.
Iola, KS 66749
Fax:  620-365-7944

Yates Center Office

211 W. Butler
Yates Center, KS  66783
Fax:  620-625-8645
Effective June 1, 2023
all offices will be open
8 am to 4:30 pm and 
closed from 12 to 12:30 pm for lunch.



Family and Child Development

Everyone could use a little help knowing what's best for children, teenagers and young adults now and then, and K-State Research and Extension can provide that help!  From developmental milestones during the early years of life, to biting toddlers, moody middle-schoolers and teens wanting to test their wings, we have information to help parents and caregivers not only get through it, but master parenting and thrive.

Feeding Our Youngest

Developmental Milestones:  Guides for Parents


Click picture above for more information on milestones.


Click on above picture to download the Milestone Tracker app.


Choosing Care for Your Child

Infant and Toddler Behavior

Elementary School and Beyond

Parenting Teens