Kids. Communities. Environment.

Serving Marion County Residents Since 1911.

Who We Are. What We Do.

We offer objective, research-based information to help Marion County youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills and manage resources wisely. As part of OSU and other research-based institutions, our faculty, staff and volunteers provide the following services:

  • Answer questions and give advice by telephone, in person, and by email
  • Coordinate informational tours, conferences, short courses, workshops and demonstrations
  • Provide publications with specific research-based information on a variety of subjects
  • Provide information of local interest and link to hundreds of research based publications on our website