About Us

Welcome to Region I

We are the University of Illinois Extension Region I Office, your local link to the University of Illinois. More specifically, we proudly serve 15 Illinois counties. For more information, and to learn what your Extension educators are doing in your area, visit your county Extension office online:

You can also check out the statewide Extension map to connect with offices throughout Illinois.

Extension is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES). We provide practical training and expertise in five broad areas: energy and environmental stewardship; food safety and security; economic development and workforce preparedness; family health, financial security & wellness; and youth development.

Extension offers unbiased, research-based information to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.