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First 5 Shasta is building a pathway to success for young children. Together with our grantees and community partners, we’re making smart investments in young children and that changes our community for generations to come.


Seeking Help Me Grow Applicants

First 5 Shasta is seeking applicants to help build a comprehensive Help Me Grow system for young children and families in Shasta County. Two Requests for Proposals are now open! Deadline to apply is 12:00 p.m. on December 15, 2017.
Help Me Grow – Case Coordination and Help Me Grow – Centralized Telephone Access

This Week on the Blog

Safety is on Tony Conley’s mind and he urges parents to make homes safe for children.


CARE Class

Free sessions for women feeling overwhelmed and depressed. Pregnant women and moms with children up to age 2. Snack and child care.

November 7, 14, 21, 28

Call 530-229-8402

Smart Start! Active Learning Techniques

Free webinar and light breakfast.

November 30 at First 5 Shasta

9:00-10:00 am

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

December 11 at First 5 Shasta

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Regular meeting. Public welcome to attend.

ACEs Interface Training

Free 4-hour presentation and lunch. Understand the effects of adversity and get equipped to make changes in your community by preventing ACEs in future generations.

December 14 at First 5 Shasta

12:30-4:30 pm

Register here