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 September 11, 2019 at 502 Mace Blvd Ste 15, Davis CA 95618 from 3-5 p.m.

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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


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, 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.

Summer Events at Yolo County’s Esparto Regional Library

Stay cool and enjoy these special programs held during the month of July at Yolo County’s Esparto Regional Library.

Lunch at the Library

Free summer lunches at the library all summer long for everyone 18 and under!

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.

Universal Mental Health Screening

A contract approved last month will provide universal mental health screening to Yolo County parents and their children ages 0-5.

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