Welcome

Welcome

First 5 Shasta

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

First 5 Shasta

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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Parents

Parents

First 5 Shasta

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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Impact

Impact

First 5 Shasta

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 See the highlights from our first ever golf tournament! It was two days of making new friends, enjoying Riverview’s outstanding golf course, and raising funds to help support our long-term investment in Shasta County’s young children.
View the story “Strokes for Little Folks Pro-Am 2014″

Spotlight

Triple P Level 3 Training Offer

Providers seeking “Level 3 Primary Care Triple P Provider Training” will want to check out this opportunity! Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Level 3 Primary Care is targeted counseling for parents of children with mild to moderate behavior difficulties. First 5 Shasta will be hosting a provider training with 3 components starting January 15, 2015. The training fee of $1,600 covers a 2-day training, a pre-accreditation workshop, and a 1/2 day accreditation activity. Participation in all 3 components is required.
Get the details and register now – spots will go quickly! Triple P Level 3

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0-to-5 Photo Contest 2014
Have a great “0-to-5″ photo you’d love to share? First 5 Shasta announces the “0-to-5″ Photo Contest 2014″ open through December 1, 2014 to both amateur and professional photographers. If your original digital photo is selected in our top 8, you will win a Turtle Bay Family Membership!

Types of “0-to-5″ photos we’re looking for include babies…young children with family, friends, or pets…pregnant moms…kids exploring Shasta County places…and we bet you can think up a lot more! Winning photos will be on long-term display at our Redding office and used in marketing/publicity materials.

Contest Rules Learn all about how to enter the contest. Send in your entries by December 1, 2014. Youth under 18 may participate but parent must assist with entries. Read the contest rules here.

Announcements

WOYC Planning Meeting

November 13 at First 5 Shasta

3:00-4:00 pm

Planning for 2015 Week of the Young Child – open to all!

Smart Lunch! Deciphering Developmental Screenings

November 18 at First 5 Shasta

12:00-1:00 pm

Free lunch withpresentation by Robin Larson (Far Northern Regional Center)

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

December 9 at First 5 Shasta

3:30 pm-5:00 pm

Public welcome to attend.