Since The Riverside County Children & Families Commission has been working hard to meet local needs since the 1998 passage of Proposition 10, the California Children & Families Act. Learn more about local and state efforts as we celebrate 15 years and plan for future services.
First 5 Riverside funds more than 45 programs throughout Riverside County to provide a wide array of services including health care, breastfeeding support, early learning services, services for children with special needs, social emotional support, child care, preschool and more. See service directory for more information.
NEWS, UPDATES & INFORMATION
EARLY LITERACY CONFERENCE APRIL 26TH
Early childhood education professionals are invited to an all day conference Saturday April 26 packed with exciting workshops including bringing books to life, literacy in a diverse classrooms, interactive learning and silly songs. Continental breakfast and lunch included. Register online or by mail today.
FREE POSITIVE PARENTING SEMINARS IN APRIL
Don't miss this opportunity to learn simple strategies from experts to help manage challenging child behaviors. Puppet shows, story time, prosocial groups and playtime for children through age 5. Seminars offered in English and Spanish for parents and foster parents April 30. Limited space. Please register by April 25! Child care provided.
FIRST 5 RIVERSIDE ANNUAL UPDATE 2012-2013
Last fiscal year, First 5 Riverside invested in 45 agencies across Riverside county for preschool, child care, asthma management, breastfeeding support, oral health, workforce development and access to health care. This resulted in services for more than 150,000 children, parents and caregivers. See highlights of our work over a year.
READ EARLY, READ ALOUD: FREE BOOK FOR KIDS
Get tips and a free book, while supplies last, to help children build early skills, prepare for school and embrace a lifelong love for reading. One book per child 0 through 5 years of age. Parents can call First 5 Riverside today at 800-266-3880 for book