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’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, September 14th, 2022 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 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.
COVID-19 information and related early childhood resources.
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
First 5 Yolo is excited to announce funding opportunities available through the Childcare Recovery Package, which aims to support Yolo County Childcare providers serving Yolo County children ages 0-5.
Welcome Baby expands First 5 Yolo’s navigation and home visiting initiative (R2R) and reaches Medi-Cal and uninsured families giving birth.
For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine
For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need To Know about Routine Vaccinations
And How Do They Relate To Toxic Stress? Check out this article from Harvard University to learn more:
An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.
Read a summary of First 5 Yolo ARP Funding Proposals.
A PSA from First 5 Yolo
Every Tuesday at 9:30am join the Developmental Sensory Playgroup via Zoom! See below for details.