First 5 California [web resource]
First 5 California understands today’s parents face many challenges and tough choices as they raise their kids. First 5 California, also known as the California Children and Families Commission, supports the healthy development of children, from prenatal through age 5, and enriches the lives of their families and communities.
First 5 focus areas include:
- Early Learning and Care
- Effective Interactions and Teaching
- Positive Parenting
- Tobacco Cessation
- Public Outreach
- Advocacy and Policy
See the First 5 Parenting website for free information and resources to help your child grow up healthy and thrive. The First 5 Parenting website offers resources organized by age group and topic, educational videos, activities you can do with your child, a directory of services and more. Among the free resources are a downloadable bilingual digital story book and kit for new parents.
Each county in California has its own First 5 commission. These 58 county commissions fund local service providers, health and learning programs, and resources tailored to meet the needs of your family and community. Connect with your county’s First 5 commission.
Source: First 5 California | First 5 California, California’s Parenting Website, https://www.first5california.com/en-us | © 2021 First 5 California
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