Welcome

Welcome

Deborah Peel

Our children...our future...our business.


At First 5 Shasta, we focus on the first 5 years of life.  We are the local leader in early childhood investment, building a pathway to success for young children.  We fund programs and services that enhance and improve the lives of children ages 0-to-5.


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Strategic Plan 2012-2018


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3 years agoWelcome
Goals

Goals

Deborah Peel

Pathway to success.


First 5 Shasta has selected five Pathway Goals that are critical components in the pathway to success for young children.  These Pathway Goals were selected based on research, best practices, local learning, and community input.


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Pathway Goals and Initiatives


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3 years agoGoals
Institute

Institute

Deborah Peel

Learning more about 0-to-5.


First 5 Institute serves as the education extension of First 5 Shasta. It’s dedicated to enhancing parent and caregiver skills and knowledge about a whole range of 0-to-5 topics. Find workshops, training, conferences and early childhood adventures in fun and learning on the Institute calendar. We aim to offer most activities for free or for a very low fee.


First 5 Institute Calendar


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Parents

Parents

Deborah Peel

Raising children.


Raising a child is one of the most important and rewarding things you will ever do. Parenting can also be extremely challenging! First 5 Shasta is committed to supporting parents by investing in services that enhance the lives of the youngest and most vulnerable members of our community.


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Programs & Services


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3 years agoParents
Impact

Impact

Deborah Peel

Making a lasting difference.


First 5 Shasta has been making an impact on the lives of young children since our investments began in 2001. To date, we have had the privilege of investing approximately $20 million in programs, activities, and services that help build a pathway to success for young children.


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News

Parents Needed for Raising a Reader Survey
Shasta County parents – click here!
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Fill out this brief survey about how you are Raising A Reader in your home. Every parent who completes a survey by May 20th has a chance to win a $200 Target gift card!
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#WOYCshasta EventHOP Winners
Announcing 3 lucky winners of the #WOYCshasta EventHOP contest:
ELENA HESS $50 Barnes & Noble gift card
BRANDEN RODGERS $25 Michael’s gift card
KRYSTAL OBERMILLER Gift basket of children’s books.

Thanks for entering the drawing at this year’s Week of the Young Child events. Congrats from First 5 Shasta!

Announcements

Week of the Young Child

April 9-16 across
Shasta County

Get calendar.

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

April 25 at First 5 Shasta

2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Public Hearing. Public welcome to attend.

Smart Start: Strategic Problem Solving

Free breakfast webinar

April 28 at First 5 Shasta

9:00 am-10:00 am

Register now!