Welcome

Welcome

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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

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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 & Initiatives


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Impact

Impact

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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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Parents

Parents

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Raising a child: important & rewarding!


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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News

Free Preschool Spots! Exciting news was released from the Shasta County Office of Education on July 8th – free state preschool spots are now available at fifteen locations in Shasta County! Low-income families with children ages 3 and 4 are eligible but space is limited. Lowest income families will be enrolled first.

Apply Online using form at Preschool Enrollment 2014 or in person at 43 Hilltop Drive, Redding.

Spotlight

Going Social on FB facebook You can now find us on Facebook! Let’s connect and share more information about young children, parenting, and providing services for children ages 0-to-5.

Find out about local resources, upcoming events, and spot photos of some of the extraordinary residents of Shasta County – our young children!

Get a free day pass to Turtle Bay by being one of the first to “Like” us on Facebook and send a private message with your contact information. Like us, share, tell friends!

Announcements

Story Time

July 8, 15, 22, 29 at Shasta Community Health Pediatric Dept.

10:00 am-11:00 am

Free weekly story time.

Diapers and Duct Tape

July 10, 17, 24, 31

6:00 pm-7:00 pm

Weekly group for fathers with babies under age 2. Call 722-9957.

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

August 25 at First 5 Shasta

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Public welcome to attend.