First 5

Next Commission meeting is Monday, October 22 and will be held at 5340 Skylane Blvd, Santa Rosa
  • When: December 3, 2018 at 3:30 PM

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

  • When: January 28, 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: February 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. 

  • More Events
  • The Impact of Public Charge on Babies and Families

    Published on October 11, 2018
    With their proposed definition of public charge, the Administration would force many families to choose between safe haven in the United States and essential services for their babies. Either way they choose, babies lose. Be a Big Voice for Little Kids! For 60 days, the public has an opportunity to submit comments on the proposed rule. Visit the link below for more details. https://email.zerotothree.org/acton/rif/18223/s-0838-1810/-/l-sf-rpt-00O1a000002O12K-2e3b:6ace/-/archiveMsg?sid=TV2%3AKdDxXJ18o
  • Child Parent Institute

    Published on October 8, 2018
    From the Child Parent Institute - Resources for families with young children Visit www.calparents.org/classes to learn more about support groups and classes.
  • Child Parent Institute

    Published on October 5, 2018
    Parenting Through the North Bay Fires Monday, October 8 - 9 AM at the Child Parent Institute - 3650 Standish Ave., Santa Rosa Any parents who have experienced fire-related loss are invited to come and be with each other in a supportive environment on the anniversary of the fire. Refreshments will be served.
  • Poverty rate rising among America’s youngest children, particularly infants of color - Child Trends

    Published on September 28, 2018
    "As America becomes increasingly diverse racially and ethnically, it is imperative that we turn our collective attention to infants and toddlers, the most vulnerable Americans, in order to identify policy and practice solutions that will support equity in children’s development" https://www.childtrends.org/poverty-rate-rising-among-americas-youngest-children-particularly-infants-of-color
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