First 5

Commission meeting are held on the 4th Mondays at 5340 Skylane Blvd, Santa Rosa
  • When: March 25, 2019 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners collaborate to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

  • When: April 22, 2019 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners collaborate to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

  • When: May 20, 2019 at 3:30 PM

    First 5 Commissioners collaborate to fill gaps and better serve the needs of children 0-5 and their families. 

  • More Events
  • ‘Under-diagnosed and overlooked:’ Crippling postpartum depression puts many new mothers at risk

    Published on February 17, 2019
    This Press Democrat article highlights an important and pervasive issue. One in five mothers experience postpartum depression or related mood disorders, yet many suffer in silence, undiagnosed and untreated. Read local women's stories and learn more about the resources available to help (including Child Parent Institute's First 5 funded Mothers & Babies program). https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/9259080-181/no-one-can-do-this?fbclid=IwAR2yiMzlkadaujb8kk2wyzUPZpRpx27d8zKuvFhaqOQud7VQMgsNsiN-2aA
  • Edward F. Zigler, an architect of the Head Start program and a scholar of childhood, dies at 88

    Published on February 12, 2019
    "Dr. Zigler, who served Republican and Democratic presidents, believed Americans should be united by the cause of children." https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/edward-f-zigler-an-architect-of-the-head-start-program-and-a-scholar-of-childhood-dies-at-88/2019/02/09/d57205ac-2c8a-11e9-984d-9b8fba003e81_story.html?utm_term=.b1a88f1523b3
  • Timeline Photos

    Published on February 7, 2019
    Attending the Wellness Fair and talking with employees about the importance of investing in and supporting children birth to 5 years and their families.
  • First 5 California

    Published on February 3, 2019
    Like every yard counts in football, every moment counts for a baby's developing brain. Johnny Hekker of the LA Rams offers some great tips for helping babies grow. Talk. Read. Sing. It changes everything! #SuperBowl2019 #TalkReadSing #First5
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