Community Resources


Child Care Centers US – List of Yolo County Preschools

Yolo County childcare centers come in sizes, costs, and programs to fit all budgets and preferences. We know that parents are busy but that selecting the right daycare center or preschool is crucial. So we’ve gathered basic information for 100 child care centers in Yolo County into a single location so that you are only a click away from basic information such as address, size, and licensing information that can help you refine your search.


 Yolo County Libraries – Calendar of Events

Offered in English, Spanish in Russian at Yolo County Libraries and focuses on Enhancing early learning by encouraging literacy and socialization. Davis, Yolo, West Sac, Winters, Esparto, Woodland, and Clarksburg.


Help Me Grow Yolo

Provides free developmental screening for children newborn to age 5. Call 844-410-GROW or visit HelpMeGrowYolo.org to find out resources near you.


Children’s Home Society

Child Care Referrals are free and available to anyone regardless of income. Child care subsidies are available based on need and income. To learn more about available services contact Children’s Home Society at: (530) 645-6265


New Parent Kits

A comprehensive resource for new and expecting parents. Kits are customized for Yolo County residents to include local information on services and resources. Kits are available in both English and Spanish.


Yolo County Community Parks & Playgrounds

Toddlers need physical activity everyday and a park offers chances to run, climb, and play with other children.

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Car Seat Safety

Make sure you know California car seat laws. As of January 1, 2017 in California, children under the age of 2 must be rear facing unless they weigh 40 lbs or more, or are 40 inches tall or more. For various language versions please click on the language of your choosing; Spanish, Russian, Punjabi.

Car Seat Safety Guidelines: Everything You Need to Know and Car Seat Expirations Dates: When and Why Your Car Seat Expires are helpful resources. The National Highway Traffic Safety Commission also has the national laws for car seats, and a lot of great tips on safety, picking the car seat, installation, and various other related topics.

To learn more about Yolo County Car Seat Safety Program or make an appointment to check your car seat, call (530) 666-8715 or e-mail Yolo.CarSeats@yolocounty.org.


Suspect Child Abuse and Neglect

Yolo County Children’s Alliance has created a tip sheet regarding what are the types of child abuse and neglect and how to report it.

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) is available 24/7 and in 200 languages, the hotline offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources. All calls are confidential.

Call Yolo County Child Welfare Services at 530-669-2345 or 1-888-400-0022 if you suspect that a child is being abused or neglected.


Cerebral Palsy Guidance

Cerebral Palsy is a neurological condition affecting muscle coordination. In most cases, cerebral palsy is caused by brain damage that develops while the baby is still in utero or during or shortly after birth. Comprehensive information about cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities can be found at cerebralpalsyguidance.com.


Cerebral Palsy Group

An online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries.

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.

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