At First 5 Placer, we focus on the first 5 years of life.
We fund programs and services to ensure that children are nurtured, healthy, safe, learning, and developmentally reaching their potential. Research proves children who reach their full potential come from families that are strong and connected. Strong families are supported by communities that are caring and responsive.
A child's first teacher.
It is a fact. Raising a child is one of the most important and rewarding things you will ever do, but it can also be extremely challenging. At First 5 Placer, we are committed to partnering with and supporting you because we understand you are your child's first teacher. More
First 5 Placer is an example of government that works Our investments are making a positive impact on Placer County children and their families. First 5 Placer has helped to ensure that children are healthier, better prepared for kindergarten, screened earlier for special needs, and raised in nurturing families. More
Serving children prenatal through age 5 in Placer County First 5 Placer plays a vital role in providing a safety net of services and support for the youngest and most vulnerable members of our community. More
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2016-2018 FUNDING ALLOCATIONS - $3.9M for Early Child Development
The First 5 Placer Commission allocated $3.9 Million in funding for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. The Commission focused on four strategic areas: Child Abuse Prevention, Improved Reading, Maternal and Child Health and Oral Health.
Twelve applications from 17 agencies were accepted. Those applications are listed below
|Auburn Symphony: Musical Experiences for Young Children||$20,000|
|Child Advocates of Placer County: Family Mentor Program||
|Community Recovery Resources: Mothers In Recovery||$225,000|
|Insights Counseling: Beyond Post Partum Depression||
|KidsFirst: Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program||$491,783|
|Latino Leadership Council: Latina Health||$124,482|
Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center: Family Strenghthening
|Parenting Time: Safe Exchange||$57,400|
|Placer County District Attorney: Multi-Disciplinary Interview Center||$196,366|
|Placer County Office of Education: Countywide Early Literacy||$494,932|
|Placer County Public Health: Countywide Oral Health||$361,132|
Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe;
Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee;
Family Resource Center of Truckee;
KidsZone Children's Museum;
North Lake Tahoe Family Resource Center;
Tahoe Truckee Unified School District:
Tahoe First 5 Partnership