Community Programs

Find us in your community | It’s our mission as a land grand university to foster deep community involvement. Between programs in CPHHS and OSU Extension, we reach thousands of Oregonians every year, in every county in the state. Our college’s centers and partnerships support health and well-being for children, families and our aging population throughout Oregon. Our outreach programs, including Extension’s, aim to provide people with services and education that helps them lead healthier, more well-rounded lives.

4-H Youth Development
Offers youth programs that build competence, confidence, connection, compassion and character.

Child Development Laboratory (Bates Hall)
Laboratory preschool for student training, research, and service includes Oregon Head Start Program.

Faculty/Staff Fitness
Provides physical activity classes for faculty and staff across campus.

Family and Community Health
Offers educational opportunities to help Oregonians meet the practical challenges of daily life.

IMPACT
Provides weekly activities for children with disabilities.

KidSpirit
Offers physical and educational activities for youth year round.

LIFE Registry
Any adult aged 50 or over, residing in the State of Oregon, can volunteer as a human subject for research conducted by the Center for Healthy Aging Research.

MS Exercise Program
Provides a quality, supportive, and individualized exercise program for persons with multiple sclerosis.

Physical Activity Courses Program (PAC)
The PAC Program provides Oregon State University students with the knowledge and experience to make intelligent decisions regarding present and future physically active lifestyles.

Producing for the Future
Producing for the Future is a youth garden project designed by researchers at Oregon State University to explore health benefits of community-based garden programs for low-income youth and to teach gardening, cooking, marketing and research skills.

Public Health Motor Safety Program (Team Oregon)
Provides rider skills training for motorcyclists of all ability levels and experience.