Welcome to First 5 Yolo
Caring for Each Other
Keeping children, families, and our community safe and healthy is a priority to First 5 Yolo and its many partners.
First 5 Yolo funded programs are still up and running virtually.
Click here for COVID-19 Safety Information for Childcare Providers
Follow us on social media or click HERE for COVID-19 related early childhood resources, including ideas for activities you can do at home with your children.
First 5 Yolo’s mission is to assist our community to raise children who are healthy, safe, and ready to learn. We will ensure that our resources are effectively used and that all community voices are heard.
The First 5 Yolo Commission will hold the next meeting on September 9, 2020 at 3:00pm-5:00pm via Zoom.
NOTE: This meeting is being agendized to allow Commission Members, staff and the public to participate in the meeting via teleconference, pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 (March 17, 2020), available at the following link
Details for accessing the Zoom meeting are provided in the posted agenda below.
Young children who benefit from strong parent-child relationships have greater self-confidence, do better in school, and have more positive relationships with peers.
High-quality, early education is critical to young children’s development, as it prepares them for all future learning.
Health is the foundation of children’s growth and development. Early intervention and linking families to needed services can help ensure overall positive outcomes for children.
First 5 takes a comprehensive approach to improve, coordinate and better align the systems that provide child development services, family support, and child healthcare.
News & Highlights
An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.
Take a look at CDC’s helpful charts! Available in both English and Spanish.
For more information about child abuse and neglect, view this tipsheet.
A PSA from First 5 Yolo
Family Dance Party every Wednesday at 10:30am via Zoom! See below for details.
Every Tuesday at 9:30am join the Developmental Sensory Playgroup via Zoom! See below for details.
It’s important for everyone to be counted in the Census! Fill out your Census at https://2020census.gov/ .
An overview of the strategies implemented in Yolo County and helpful links and resources to talk with children about Covid-19 and keep them busy and engaged.
Update: Yolo County Health Officer orders Shelter-in-Place to help combat COVID-19. For detailed information about COVID-19 and further guidance regarding this order, visit the Yolo County webpage. For the Health Officer Order, click here. The County will also be releasing a shelter in place 101 document that will be available on the webpage. First 5-funded […]
A helpful infographic from Tools to Grow.
Join our music groups at the Children’s Therapy Center’s Community room. Open to all kids ages 0-5.
Join our Developmental Playgroups every Thursday at 9:30am via Zoom