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

Good Neighbor Supports Babar First 5 Shasta is pleased to support the North State Symphony’s January 22nd “Little Ones Concert” with the award of a Good Neighbor Grant. This live orchestral concert will feature the music of Poulenc – The Story of Babar. The grant of $1,500 will help up to 1,000 preschool age children, many from low-income families, attend the concert at the Cascade Theatre.

Learn more: North State Symphony

Spotlight

Set a New World Record! One day – October 21, 2014. One book – Bunny Cakes. The biggest annual day of shared reading is about to take place in homes, schools, libraries, and communities around the world. Join a story time in Shasta County and help break last year’s world record of 2+ million people reading with children!
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Announcements

Little Explorers

October 9, 16, 23 at Turtle Bay Exploration Park

10:00 am-11:00 am

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

Positive Parenting

October 22, 29 at Happy Valley Primary School

5:30 am-7:30 pm

Free dinner and Triple P seminar by Jeannie Jacobs. Includes child care.

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

October 27 at First 5 Shasta

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Public welcome to attend.