Champions for Children


First 5 Yolo partners with local agencies to provide programs for the families that need it most. Champions for Children is a coalition of organizations committed to investing in the future of young children in Yolo County. First 5 Yolo functions as the convening organization. The purpose of CfC is to:

  1. Work together to collaborate and, where appropriate, coordinate resources to ensure the greatest possible impact consistent with the internal mission and goals of individual members.
  2. Provide an opportunity for public agencies, private businesses, and foundations or other funding organizations to share information and learn together about effective programs and promising practices in prevention and early intervention for children and families.
  3. Provide advice and council to First Five of Yolo County in the mission to advance the health and early development of children 0-5 and the investment of public funds in this effort.
First 5 Yolo Launches Grants for Childcare Providers

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.

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First 5 Yolo Launches Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby expands First 5 Yolo’s navigation and home visiting initiative (R2R) and reaches Medi-Cal and uninsured families giving birth.

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The COVID-19 Vaccine

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Routine Vaccinations

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need To Know about Routine Vaccinations

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Tips for Staying Healthy

For Expecting and New Parents: Tips for Staying Healthy

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What are ACEs?

And How Do They Relate To Toxic Stress? Check out this article from Harvard University to learn more:

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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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Donate to First 5 Yolo

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

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First 5 Yolo ARP Funding Proposals

Read a summary of First 5 Yolo ARP Funding Proposals.

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