About First 5 Fresno County

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Research shows that early identification and intervention in the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of a young child will improve outcomes through their adulthood. That’s why our mission at First 5 Fresno County is to connect families to programs and services for children ages 0 to 5.

All Children ages 0-5 will achieve optimal social, emotional, physical and cognitive development.

F5FC will be a catalyst for creating an accessible and effective network of quality services for young children (0-5) and their families.

How do we work?

First 5 Fresno County is led by a Commission made up of seven individuals appointed by the County Board of Supervisors. Through a series of community meetings, the Commission allows the community to identify problems faced by children 0-5 and their families. The Commission then adopts a strategic plan that addresses these issues and funds programs and services that align with these plans.

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