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Money and Housing


Most classes are held virtually (prior to COVID restrictions, the classes were held at the UF/IFAS Suwannee Co. Extension office in Live Oak) or may be limited seating for spacing requirements. Many resources are online to help you take the first steps.

First Time Homebuyer's Class

Understand the homebuying process. Learn from various speakers about how to apply for a loan, fix your credit, create a spending plan, down payment assistance and USDA's low interest loan, landscaping, pests, energy efficiency and more! Register for 2021 online class Oct 21 & 28 from 5-9 pm Fee: $10. Extension can also help with energy efficiency and mold/mildew issues.

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Hurricane/Emergency Preparedness

Hurricanes and natural disasters are nothing new to Floridians, but planning is our first defense when facing a disaster. As Floridians, many think we know what to do for a tropical storm or hurricane but having an easily accessible plan with resources can be very beneficial. Disasters are stressful times and we are often not thinking clearly when adrenaline is high. Having resources and plans with steps can help.

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Money Management

For classes on teaching your kids about the importance of money to understanding the risks of being underbanked, Suwannee County Extension can help. If you are interested in creating a spending plan or fixing your credit, or hosting the "Living on My Own" simulation, call 386-362-2771