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.

COVID-19 County of Yolo Shelter-in Place information.

Follow us on social media or click HERE for 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 June 10, 2020 at 8:30am-9:30am 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.

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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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.

Census 2020

It’s important for everyone to be counted in the Census! Fill out your Census at https://2020census.gov/ .

COVID-19 Guidelines: School Closures – What to do at Home

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.

What you Need to know about COVID-19

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 […]

Primitive Motor Reflexes & Their Impact on a Child’s Function

A helpful infographic from Tools to Grow.

Music Groups

Join our music groups at the Children’s Therapy Center’s Community room. Open to all kids ages 0-5.

Developmental Playgroups & Partners and Parenting

Join our Developmental Playgroups every Thursday at 9:30am via Zoom

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