Community Impact


First 5 Yolo leads efforts to champion prevention and early intervention for children and families, to build partnerships to improve systems of care, and to invest in proven programs and services. Since the inception of Proposition 10 in 1998, over $39 million has been invested in Yolo County with the understanding that the greatest opportunity to improve a child’s life occurs prenatally through the first five years of life.

Read the First 5 Yolo Local Evaluation Report FY2018-2019 to learn more about our impact on the community.

First 5 Yolo’s 2018-2021 Strategic Plan is the road map to ensure that First 5 Yolo funds initiatives that provide a range of direct service programs and systems change efforts that benefit children ages 0-5 and their families. It was built with community input from parents, providers and stakeholders and is intended to address the unique child health and development, family support and systems change needs of Yolo County.

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 […]

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