First 5 Yolo

As the mission statement says, First 5 Yolo Commission and staff work to ensure "Resources are effectively used and all community voices are heard." First 5 Yolo endeavors to be a partner in our local community through providing funding and services in support of children age 0 - 5 and their families.

By using the menu bar on the left, you can click on what interests you and learn more about First 5 Yolo, its mission, history and opportunities for partnership.

Community mini-grantsChildcare mini-grants and Special Projects funding is available to individuals and agencies serving children 0-5 and their families. From $250 for supplies needed by a licensed exempt family childcare home to thousands of dollars for a unique county-wide large-scale project, the First 5 Yolo Commission annually approves grants of varying dollar amounts.

To receive notice of grant application deadlines and more First 5 Yolo news, please sign up by giving us your email address.

Below are a few quick links of particular interest to people and businesses working in Yolo County to better the lives of young children and their families. By using the menu bar on the left, you can click on what interests you and learn more about First 5 Yolo, its mission, history and opportunities for partnership.

Below are additional Web sites that may be of interest to visitors for resources on child development.

On The Go

Published three times a year, the On The Go! activity and resource guide for families in and around Yolo County includes 32 pages of useful information on topics such as: Fun Places To Visit; Events Calendar; What to Do When There's Nothing to Do; Art Activities and Fun Projects; Story Time at the Library, and much more!

http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pcs/childcare/onthego/

Small Talk Newsletter

A quarterly newsletter with articles on parenting issues, community resources and events, legislation, book reviews, creative activities, plus a special insert for parents and child care providers.

http://www.city.davis.ca.us/pcs/childcare/smalltalk/

Please feel free to contact us at cfc@first5yolo.org or call the First 5 Yolo office at 530-669-2475 with any questions, comments or suggestions.

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