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.
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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