Welcome to First 5 Yolo



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 next First 5 Yolo Commission Meeting will be held on January 8, 2020 at 502 Mace Blvd Ste 15, Davis CA 95618 from 3-5 p.m.

*The meeting on November 13, 2019 was canceled as there were no action items.

Current Agenda

Featured Pages


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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Developmental Playgroups & Partners and Parenting

Join our Developmental Playgroups every Wednesday, starting November 20th, from 9:30am-11:00am.

First 5, partners launch ‘All Together Now’ campaign for California’s young kids

In mid-August, First 5 joined with fellow early childhood advocates to launch All Together Now, a new campaign and rallying cry to amplify the need to make policies, practices, and systems better for California’s kids.

5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return

This video from the Center on Developing Child at Harvard University breaks down serve and return into 5 simple steps.

Eat Fish Safely

Learn how to make eating fish part of a healthy diet.

Weed Can Wait

No amount of marijuana is safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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