Celebrate the Month of the Young Child

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New Podcast:
Perinatal Substance Exposure

Our latest podcast highlights work that is being done in Santa Clara County to address the challenge of perinatal substance exposure.

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Potter the Otter

Read about Potter the Otter’s healthy adventures!

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Month of the Young Child

Perinatal Substance Exposure

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FIRST 5 Santa Clara County invests locally in health, early learning, and family support programs based on the needs of our community’s youngest children and their families.

FIRST 5 Santa Clara County is proud to serve the young children and families of our county as a funder, a resource, and an advocate.

Through innovative programs, advocacy efforts, and key partnerships, FIRST 5 Santa Clara County has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of children birth through age five, and supported tens of thousands of parents in their role of a child’s first teacher.

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