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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2 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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2 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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2 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

Golfing for Kids: Year 2 at Riverview Congrats to the team of Bill DeWildt (pro), Joy Garcia, Mike Morgan, Tom Taylor, and Bill Coates, winners of the 2nd Annual Strokes for Little Folks Pro-Am! See the highlights from our charity tournament – two days of fun, friends, golf at beautiful Riverview, and raising funds to support Shasta County children being ready for kindergarten. Thanks to all for golfing for kids!

View the story: Strokes for Little Folks Pro-Am 2015



Whether you have a child heading to preschool, kindergarten, or advancing into elementary school, local expert Kathy Barry, Director of Shasta County Office of Education, Early Childhood Services, has some great tips about the value of routines for children. Perfect for parents of young children preparing for their child to start preschool or kindergarten. Perfect for families slipping into back-to-school mode.

Announcements

R.E.A.D. Dogs

August 15 at Redding Library

1:00-3:00 pm

Kids get to practice reading to dogs – registered therapy animals love a good story!

Effective Listening

August 27 at First 5 Shasta

9:00-10:00 am

Free webinar exploring effective listening skills.
To attend: Register Here

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

October 26 at First 5 Shasta

2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Public welcome to attend.