First 5 Solano is pleased to announce the following opportunity for funding:

Request for Applications #2020-05: Annual Grants

Responses due: June 8, 2020, 5:00 PM PST

RFA Coordinator: Juanita Morales, Program Manager jsmorales@solanocounty.com
Questions regarding this RFA may be submitted by email to cfcsolano@solanocounty.com no later than May 20, 2020 5PM PST

For relevant documents, visit First 5 Solano's funding opportunity webpage

Childcare for Essential Workers


Click the image above for information on Childcare for Healthcare Workers, First Responders, Disaster Services Workers, and Essential Employees

COVID-19 Resources


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First 5 Center remains closed

The First 5 Center is currently closed but staff is available by phone or email if you need assistance. Center staff is providing curbside pickup of produce diapers and activity bags for families with children 0-5 years of age. Check the Facebook page for days and times and follow for daily activities to do while you shelter at home with your little ones.
(707) 784-1240
VallejoFirst5Center@gmail.com


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Learning happens, one step at a time!

Every child learns differently and at their own pace. But how can you tell if your child is just not quite meeting the mark? A developmental screening takes a close look at how your child is developing. A common developmental screening tool is an ASQ or Ages and Stages Questionnaire. Completing a screening not only helps you celebrate milestones but can identify areas where your child may need some extra support. To get a development screening for your child call:

Help Me Grow Solano at 1-844-501-KIDS (5437)

Complete an ASQ online

Children's Mental Health Awareness Week May 3-9 


Let's acknowledge Children's Mental Health Awareness Week by thinking about how mental health is important to you, your child(ren) and your family.

Monday May 4- Talk to your child about how differences make us special

Tuesday May 5- Show kindness to someone who might need a friend

Wednesday May 6- Model positive, healthy, and respectful relationships with others

Thursday May 7- Mental Health Awareness Day Wear green and tell someone why

Friday May 8- Talk to your child about how we are all the same - worthy of kindness


Click here for activities to do all month

Mother's Day May 10


Mother’s Day is celebrated in countries around the world—and has ancient roots. In the United States this year, Mother’s Day is celebrated on May 10, 2020. Here are just a few ways to celebrate moms and motherhood—especially during these unusual times when many of us are quarantined at home.



Ways to celebrate Mom

Memorial Day May 25


Memorial Day commemorates the men and women we lost while in the military service of their country. On this Memorial day we recognize Travis Air Force Base as part of a large military community in Solano County. From everyone here at First 5 Solano, we would like say thank you to those men and women who paid the ultimate price. We will always remember the sacrifices of our nation’s heroes. We are deeply grateful.

Now Hiring for First 5 Center in Vallejo

Looking to be a part of a new and innovative program for families? Have experience working with young children? Want to make a difference in Vallejo?

Bay Area Community Resources is now hiring for the First 5 Center in Vallejo!


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Order your 2020 Calendar

On behalf of the First 5 Solano Children and Families Commission, we are delighted to send you the 2020 First 5 Solano Calendar! The calendar is FREE for the community and available in English and Spanish. Individuals who would like to receive a calendar or organizations that would like to distribute calendars can order more.


     Health & Well Being  

     Early Care & Education

Family Support

     


Commission Meetings

First 5 Solano holds regular meetings; please click this link for schedule and agenda details.

First 5 Solano Commission Meeting
 April 7, 2020 5:30-7:30pm
3375 Sonoma Boulevard, Suite 30, Vallejo, CA  94590
Agenda   Packet