For Parents and Educators

For Parents

COVID-19 Guidance for Women & Families (

How To Keep Your Child Safe From The Delta Variant

Preparing Your Child to Go Back to School In-Person

Check out these tips and resources for Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic in English or Spanish.

A Safe Environment for Every Kid (SEEK)- Resources for Families

For Meal Planning, Shopping, and Budgeting, take a look at these helpful plans from the USDA.

Stay Safe and Healthy at Home with these other helpful resources from the USDA.

Noggin released a video featuring Nadine Burke Harris and other experts talking about how parents can manage stress during the pandemic.

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors has many videos and resources regarding COVID-19 in English and Spanish, as well as others.

Visit OCAP’s Parent Resources Page for more information on where children can access free meals while schools are closed.

A great resource for parents by the MIND Institute.  Click here and sign up for their modules.

Do you have questions about maintaining your child’s need for special education during school closures? Learn more by clicking here.

For Educators

Coaching Conversations: Supporting Teachers to Implement Pyramid Model Practices Equitably

If you’re an Educator here are some helpful tool kits from First Book Accelerator, covering things like childhood trauma, essential life skills, cultural diversity, social and emotional learning, family engagement, and other topics.

Strategies 2.0 is a catalyst for the professional skills, organizational structure, and community relationships necessary to mitigate the risk factors for child abuse and neglect, and to promote child, family, and community well-being. Check out their webinars and online courses.

Help Me Grow Yolo Developmental Screenings

Learn how to complete a free and confidential developmental screening on your mobile device with Help Me Grow Yolo County.

Doctor Visits

If you’ve put off doctor visits for your child during the pandemic, now is a perfect time to call your pediatrician and get caught up.

Si usted ha dejado de llevar a su niño al médico para sus citas de control durante la pandemia, ahora es el momento perfecto para ponerse al día.

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.

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.

The COVID-19 Vaccine

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

Routine Vaccinations

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

Tips for Staying Healthy

For Expecting and New Parents: Tips for Staying Healthy

What are ACEs?

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

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

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

Donate to First 5 Yolo

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

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.

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