First 5

Oral Health Request for Proposal is coming later this month.  Due date is scheduled for mid-June.
  • When: June 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM

    Quality Counts is the Quality Improvement and Rating System (QIRS) for early care and education programs in Sonoma County. Sonoma County’s QIRS Consortia is made up of early childhood education community members.

  • When: June 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM

    The Evaluation Committee oversees the planning and implementation of activities related to program evaluation.

  • When: June 12, 2018 at 8:30 AM

    The Dental Health Network (DHN) strives to strengthen Sonoma County's dental health system. The DHN’s primary goal is to have 75% of Sonoma County’s 5 year olds be cavity-free by 2020; which supports First 5’s strategic plan Goal 1 to Increase the availability of high quality, accessible health care for children. The Network brings together advocates and providers to learn about and address oral health issues.

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  • How to Take Care of Your Baby's Teeth - American Dental Association

    Published on May 16, 2018
    10 things every parent should know about caring for their baby's teeth https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/babies-and-kids/kids-quick-tips
  • Child Parent Institute Diaper Bank Baby Essentials Request Form

    Published on May 14, 2018
    Need diapers? Sonoma County now has its first diaper bank! Child Parent Institute Diaper Bank provides 70-96 diapers per child every 30 days to eligible clients. Fill out the form below to see if you qualify. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSecQY8PDUOUerp6Z2-9eOD5e-4cSaG9nIcmEbn_yp72cSKUqg/viewform
  • Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County

    Published on May 11, 2018
    An exciting morning launching the ROSIE program (Resilient Organizations: Sustainable, Impactful, Effective), supporting our child-serving nonprofits! The new 2-year program was born out of a shared vision and collaborative funding with our partners St. Joseph Health, Community Foundation Sonoma County and Healthcare Foundation of Northern Sonoma County. #capacitybuilding #SonomaStrong #embracechange #powerofmany
  • Why the Chamber of Commerce Foundation Is Sounding the Alarm on America’s Child Care System

    Published on May 9, 2018
    We're proud to partner with the Metro Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce on our efforts to bring Sonoma County's employers on board as investors in quality child care for their workers!
  • Gubernatorial debate includes pledges for universal preschool from Democrats

    Published on May 9, 2018
    Candidates running for governor debated last night. Regarding early learning, Gavin Newsom said the state should go beyond preschool and cited the importance of supporting children and their families from prenatal through the first three years of life. “We need to focus on prenatal care,…on building the architecture of the brain in those first three critical years. This must be a top priority for the next governor of California.”
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