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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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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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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News

Sponsorship Grants Awarded Congratulations to the 5 grantees that received Sponsorship Grant 2014 awards from First 5 Shasta!

  • $1,400 – Family Child Care Association of Shasta and Tehama Counties
  • $3,000 – Far Northern Regional Center
  • $10,300 – Redding School District
  • $7,000 – Shasta County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council
  • $3,900 – Women’s Health Specialists

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Spotlight

Under One Roof

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Workshops, training, and learning – all with a focus on early childhood! Parents and providers working with young children will find classes, conferences, workshops, and groups that are good fun for parents and children.

Announcements

Free Parent Group: Discipline That Works

Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at Lassen View Elementary

Free to parents caring for children of all ages – child care provided. Drop-in (available every Wednesday).

Little Explorers

August 14, 21, 28 at Turtle Bay Exploration Park

10:00 am-11:00 am

Activities and stories for ages 2-5. Free w. park admission.

Burney Library Storytime

August 13, 20, 27

10:00 am-10:30 am

Weekly children’s story time.

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

August 25 at First 5 Shasta

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Public welcome to attend.