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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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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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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4 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

Sponsorship Grant 2017-18 Now Open!

First 5 Shasta is now accepting applications for our annual Sponsorship Grant. A total budget of $75,000 is available to support community-driven 0-to-5 projects that will be conducted in Shasta County sometime between July 2017 and June 2018. Requests for funding may range from $2,500 to $15,000!
Deadline: APRIL 21, 2017 (12:00 p.m.)
Get Application Details HERE.

OTHER AVAILABLE GRANTS
MINI-GRANT: Goal 1 Healthy, Well-Timed Births or
Goal 2 Health and Development on Track
Applicants may request from $250 to $5,000.
Deadline: MARCH 24, 2017 (12:00 p.m.)
Apply HERE

WOYC: Businesses Request Paperdolls!
Show you are a family friendly business and get recognized year ’round on our web site. Request a group of WOYC paper dolls made by local young children. Display at your business. FREE!
Deadline: MARCH 23, 2017
Request HERE

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Reserve your free spot:TOWN HALL FORUM:
APRIL 19, 2017 | 4:30-7:00 pm
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Announcements

Open Position

Program Evaluation Analyst

Full-time; reports to First 5 Shasta Executive Director

To Apply: Instructions

Deadline Extended: March 31, 2017

Anderson Library Story Time

Feb 16, 23 at Anderson Library

3200 West Center St., Anderson

3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Free

Every Thursday

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

April 10 at First 5 Shasta

2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Public Hearing/Regular meeting. Public welcome to attend.

Town Hall: ACEs

April 19 at Holiday Inn

1900 Hilltop Drive, Redding

4:30 pm-7:00 pm

Free

Hear presentations and join audience Q&A about The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Register Now!