NEWS, UPDATES & INFORMATION
NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL ADOPTION MONTH
On any given day, there are approximately 110 foster children waiting for permanent adoptive homes in Riverside County. Riverside County Permanency (Adoptions) Programs is continually in need of committed individuals/couples to adopt. For more information about adoptions, contact DPSS Children's Services at 1-800-665-KIDS.
NAPA INFANT-PARENT MENTAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIP
The application window for the 2017-2018 cohort of the Napa Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship has opened. Participants have the opportunity to hear from, and interact with, some of the most recognized experts in the field of infant mental health, and to engage in a practive-based mentoring model. Read blog from Riverside County's first fellow sponsored by First 5 Riverside.
QUALITY EARLY LEARNING MATTERS!
Ninety percent of a child's brain is already developed by age 5. Children's earliest experiences have long-lasting effects on their potential to succeed in life. That's why First 5 Riverside is committed to ensuring our youngest children in Riverside County have the best start in life. Join us! The following is information about early learning, its importance and how to get involved:
LEARN 5 Numbers About Child Development; Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything Video, QRIS Facts, Quality Start RivCo, Quality Early Learning in the 3rd District, Cultural Pride & School Readiness
SHARE First 5 Riverside's Strategic Plan, Talk.Read.Sing.
TAKE the First 5 Pledge
JOIN OUR TEAM! PROGRAM SPECIALISTS II WANTED
First 5 Riverside is seeking qualified applicants for positions responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing specialized training and program support to early learning programs. Sign up for Job Gateway to learn more (Job ID: 4837) and apply.
LOOKING FOR SUPPORT AND RESOURCES?
First 5 Riverside supports early learning, child health and family strengthening so all Riverside County children through age 5 can build a strong foundation for success in school and beyond. See our directory of grantees and partner programs and services in Riverside County.