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.

Childcare providers have been approved for COVID-19 Boosters.

There are multiple pathways for vaccination, including medical providers and pharmacies. We encourage sign-up on MyTurn.  Larger County clinics are expected soon.  For more information visit the Yolo County Website.

County of Yolo COVID-19 Information

Information on COVID-19 Vaccines

Important COVID-19 Information and Resources

COVID-19 Safety Information for Childcare Providers

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.

First 5 Yolo will hold a Commission Meeting on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 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 AB361.

*Assembly Bill (AB) 361, signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 16, 2021, amends California’s Ralph M. Brown Act to allow virtual board meetings during a state of emergency. AB 361 goes into effect immediately and amends Section 54953 of the Brown Act to allow virtual board meetings through January 1, 2024. For more information click here: AB-361.

Details for accessing the Zoom meeting are provided in the posted agenda below.

Current Agenda

Featured Pages


COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 information and related early childhood resources.

Family Support/Child Safety

Young children who benefit from strong parent-child relationships have greater self-confidence, do better in school, and have more positive relationships with peers.

Quality Early Learning

High-quality, early education is critical to young children’s development, as it prepares them for all future learning.

Improved Health

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.

Systems Change

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


10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

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2019 Recommended Vaccinations for Infants and Children (birth through 6 years)

Take a look at CDC’s helpful charts! Available in both English and Spanish.

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Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Tipsheet

For more information about child abuse and neglect, view this tipsheet.

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Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

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First 5 Yolo ARP Funding Proposals

Read a summary of First 5 Yolo ARP Funding Proposals.

Medical Device Charging Stations

Medical device charging stations are open today in West Sacramento, Woodland, Winters, Davis, and Clarksburg.

The COVID-19 Vaccine

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Routine Vaccinations

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need To Know about Routine Vaccinations

Tips for Staying Healthy

For Expecting and New Parents: Tips for Staying Healthy

What are ACEs?

And How Do They Relate To Toxic Stress? Check out this article from Harvard University to learn more:

Don’t Wait – Vaccinate!

A PSA from First 5 Yolo

Family Dance Party via Zoom

Family Dance Party every Wednesday at 10:30am via Zoom! See below for details.

Developmental Sensory Playgroup

Every Tuesday at 9:30am join the Developmental Sensory Playgroup via Zoom! See below for details.

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