Fruit drinks seem so innocent. But, Dr. Padmaja Padalkar, Assistant Chief of Pediatrics at Kaiser San Jose, says, don’t be fooled! Their perceived healthiness is all an illusion.
Potter the Otter
Gets Ready for Kindergarten
Join city and county leaders to learn about the importance of early learning and childcare.
Honoring Dr. T Berry Brazelton
(1918 - 2018): A Celebration
FIRST 5 Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary
We recently celebrated our 20th anniversary with parents and families in Sacramento.
Summer Meals, Summer Fun
This program ensures that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.
if you are seeking for mental health support.
WHO WE ARE
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.
FIRST 5 provides many services for parents and children involved in the Santa Clara County Superior Court System. Maria Ortega is a mother who has intimate knowledge of the...
With Mother’s Day upon us—and as Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book advising women to ‘Lean In’ to their careers hits bookshelves—FIRST 5 Santa Clara County recently sat down with some engaging women to discuss the hot topic of working mothers...
Everywhere you look, ADHD is in the news. And for good reason: The New York Times reports that there has been a 41% increase in ADHD cases in kids in the last decade. Hot on the heels of recent media reports is our conversation with Dr. Dan...