Funded Partners

Our Partners

Our partners are local providers that have been selected because of their proven ability to improve the outcomes for our county’s youngest children and their families.

Northern California Children’s Therapy Center (CTC)
CTC provides a multidisciplinary program of continuing physical, occupational and speech and language therapy for infants, toddlers, and children through adolescent age. They serve children and infants in a well-equipped center as well as in the home and in schools. CTC’s services are available to all children in our community regardless of their family’s ability to pay.

First 5 Funded Program: Help Me Grow Yolo

Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA)
Established in 2002 by a resolution of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors as a way of addressing a number of community concerns that impact children and their families such as access to quality pediatric health care, childhood obesity, and child neglect and abuse.

First 5 Funded Programs: PlaySchool Experience, Step by Step Health Families America, Help Me Grow Yolo

Yolo Crisis Nursery
Day and night, 365 days a year, we provide safe, temporary care for children up through age 5. We help parents manage emergencies, keep up with their jobs, learn a new job, get medical care, or just get a break. Our services are voluntary and free.

First 5 Funded Program: Emergency Overnight Childcare

Yolo County Library
The Yolo County Library strives to bring diverse and dynamic programs and services to its many communities and residents through innovation, communication, engagement, collaboration and diversity, providing opportunities for everyone to read, grow, discover and interact with one another and the world at large.

First 5 Funded Program: Storytime – Early Literacy For Families

City of West Sacramento
UP4WS is a partnership among the City of West Sacramento, Washington Unified School District, First 5 Yolo, First 5 California, and Yolo County Office of Education. Our primary objective is to ensure high quality preschool opportunities, and high quality infant and toddler care are available for families of children from birth to five years of age.

First 5 Funded Program: IMPACT

RISE, Inc. is a non-profit public benefit corporation serving the rural community to enhance the quality of life and opportunity for self-sufficiency.

First 5 Funded Programs: AVANCE, Help Me Grow Yolo, PlaySchool Experience

Empower Yolo Center for Families
The Yolo Center for Families, a program of Empower Yolo, manages a network of resource centers that provide local families with access to a range of programs, services, and information to offer support and improve the lives. Some of the programs and services offered include mother’s support groups, child development programs, parent support, benefit enrollment, financial coaching, health education, case management, and counseling.

First 5 Funded Programs: Family Violence Prevention Pilot, Help Me Grow Yolo, PlaySchool Experience

Tree House Preschool

Offers preschool in Winters, California. The Tree House is structured with hands-on learning centers that facilitate small, informal group learning as well as children working individually. In conjunction with the inside learning centers, they offer an outdoor classroom as part of the learning environment.

First 5 Funded Program: BOOST

Lead4Tomorrow  Lead4Tomorrow has a number of violence prevention leadership projects in various stages of planning and operation in our three priority regions – the United States, Central/Eastern Africa and Latin America.

First 5 Funded Program: Family Hui

Children’s Home Society For 125 years, Children’s Home Society of California (CHS) has adapted to the changing needs of children and families. Since 1891, CHS has worked diligently to protect our community’s children and strengthen their families through diverse programs and services.

First 5 Funded Program: , Child Development Conference

Advokid Training:
Advokids’ hotline, website, and legal trainings equip child advocates with the legal and scientific principles that they need so that they can more effectively advocate for the well-being of the child and encourage persistent judicial focus on every foster child’s need for safety, emotional security, and developmental health.

First 5 Funded Program: , Yolo Foster Parents & Social Worker Advokid Training

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.

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.

Summer Events at Yolo County’s Esparto Regional Library

Stay cool and enjoy these special programs held during the month of July at Yolo County’s Esparto Regional Library.

Lunch at the Library

Free summer lunches at the library all summer long for everyone 18 and under!

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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