Welcome to First 5 Yolo



First 5 California New Parent Kit Flyer

Caring for Each Other

Keeping children, families, and our community safe and healthy is a priority to First 5 Yolo and its many partners. 

County of Yolo COVID-19 Information

Information on COVID-19 Vaccines

Important COVID-19 Information and Resources

COVID-19 Safety Information for Childcare Providers

First 5 Yolo’s mission is to assist our community to raise children who are healthy, safe, and ready to learn. We will ensure that our resources are effectively used and that all community voices are heard.

The next First 5 Yolo Commission Meeting will be held at the following time and location:

Regularly Scheduled Commission Meeting
January 10, 2024
3:00 – 5:00 pm
International House
10 College Park
Davis, CA 95616

Featured Pages


Help Me Grow Yolo

First 5 Yolo Help Me Grow Yolo ‍Connect to Resources What is it? Who is it for? Meet the team What is it? Help Me Grow is a program supported by First 5 Yolo County, powered by people who care, committed to making a difference in the community. As a resource center, we are able to […]

Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby Welcome Baby, a component of The CHILD Project: Road to Resilience, is helping to build family resiliency in Yolo County through comprehensive support after the birth of a new baby. Welcome Baby partners with parents to reduce toxic stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and support optimal child development. Welcome Baby is a […]

The CHILD Project: Road to Resilience (R2R)

What is the CHILD Project: Road to Resilience (R2R) As your partner in parenting, R2R gives Yolo County maternal caregivers and their families support so they can have caring, enjoyable relationships with their kids. In R2R maternal caregivers meet with a family resource professional who takes the time to listen and learn their needs. Then […]

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 information and related early childhood resources.

News & Highlights


First 5 Yolo Launches Grants for Childcare Providers

First 5 Yolo is excited to announce funding opportunities available through the Childcare Recovery Package, which aims to support Yolo County Childcare providers serving Yolo County children ages 0-5.

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First 5 Yolo Launches Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby expands First 5 Yolo’s navigation and home visiting initiative (R2R) and reaches Medi-Cal and uninsured families giving birth.

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The COVID-19 Vaccine

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Routine Vaccinations

For Expecting and New Parents: What You Need To Know about Routine Vaccinations

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Tips for Staying Healthy

For Expecting and New Parents: Tips for Staying Healthy

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What are ACEs?

And How Do They Relate To Toxic Stress? Check out this article from Harvard University to learn more:

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10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

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Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

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First 5 California’s Parent Guide

First 5 California’s Parent Guide.

What you need to know to help your child grow up healthy and thrive.

Family Fun Event

Family Fun Event on the last Thursday of the month at 2pm*.

Music Groups for children 0-5

Music Groups for children 0-5 every Monday morning (English) from 9:30am-10:30am and Friday morning (Spanish) from 9:30am-10:30am.

Movement and Dance Playgroup

Join us for a Movement and Dance playgroup every Wednesday from 9:30am-10:15am.

First 5 Yolo ARP Funding Proposals

Read a summary of First 5 Yolo ARP Funding Proposals.

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