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Current Funding Opportunities

First 5 Yolo COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funding Application

First 5 Yolo has established an emergency relief funding application process for agencies serving Yolo County children 0-5 and their families and childcare providers serving essential workers in Yolo County during the COVID-19 pandemic, pursuant to Resolution No. 2020-01: COVID-19 Response, formally adopted by the First 5 Yolo Commission on April 8, 2020. First 5 Yolo will accept applications on an ongoing basis through June 30, 2020 or until allocated funds have been expended. Download the Application below.

Relief Funding Application

Early Childhood Mental Health Training Scholarship Opportunities

Child-Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative:

This training has been put on hold due to Covid-19. More information will be provided soon.

An 18-month training program that is intensive enough to allow most practitioners to adopt Child-Parent Psychotherapy. Trainees are placed into teams of licensed mental health professionals, to foster collaborative learning and support. The Learning Collaborative model was adapted from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network Learning Collaborative model. Training will be held in Yolo County and Scholarship Awardees will be awarded full tuition.

For more information about the program, please visit: Child Parent Psychotherapy Learning Collaborative  and CPP Provider Training.

For additional questions, please contact Victoria Zimmerle at:

Napa Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship ProgramJanuary 2020

~*~*~*~ Application Process Closed~*~*~*~

Ongoing Funding Opportunities

Event Sponsorship

First 5 Yolo is proud to help sponsor local events, trainings, and activities that focus on young children and families, and that align with First 5 Yolo’s Mission, Strategic Plan, Guiding Principles, and Priority Areas. Sponsorship requests of up to $250 will be considered toward support of the following types of activities that are offered in Yolo County: Community Events, Professional Development/Trainings, Family Education Events, and Fundraising Events.

Starting on July 1,2017, applications may be returned via email to First 5 Yolo, as noted in the policy.

Sponsorship Guidelines and Application Form

10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

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.

Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Tipsheet

For more information about child abuse and neglect, view this tipsheet.

Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

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 .

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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