Your child’s success begins with you!

Raising a child is an amazing and rewarding experience and First 5 Riverside is here to help support you in your role as your child’s first and most important teacher.

How you interact with your child during their first five years changes their life forever. Learn about local community programs and services, discover fun tips and activities, and find valuable resources for ensuring your child is happy, healthy, and ready for school. Our resources are focused on providing quality early learning, building resilient families, and promoting comprehensive health and development.

Community Programs


Quality Early Learning

Children, birth through age 5, benefit from high-quality early education, early intervention, family engagement, and support that prepares all children to reach their optimal potential in school and life.


Comprehensive Health & Development

Children, prenatal through age 5, and their families access the full spectrum of health and behavioral health services needed to enhance their well-being.


Resilient Families

Families and communities are engaged, supported, and strengthened through culturally effective resources and opportunities that assist them in nurturing, caring, and providing for their children’s successes and well-being.

Parent Resources

Through positive day to day interactions with their parents like talking, reading, singing, and playing, children develop the skills they need to succeed. Discover tools and resources available to you to support your child’s development and build strong relationships.