Santa Clara County teen Audrie Pott’s tragic suicide—and the unraveling story of sexual violation and peer bullying she endured—resonated deeply with us. In the wake of Audrie’s death, we ask ourselves what can be done to stop bullying behavior in young...
This podcast explores the benefits and personal choices surrounding breastfeeding.
Healthy Habits: Pregnancy
This podcast explores healthy pregnancy habits.
SEEDS of Early Literacy
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SEEDS is a relationship-based development program for family child care home providers.
Summer Meals, Summer Fun
This program ensures that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.
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.
Concerned your child’s “discriminating taste” is keeping him/her from getting the nutrition he/she needs? Ellen Satter, author of the popular book, Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family, fills us up with great information!
Nearly 30% of American children between the ages of 2-5 have dental disease. Dr. Rhea Haugseth, President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, explains why.
Most everyone agrees that parenting is tough. But, parenting solo? Even tougher. Dr. Alan Kazdin, Director of the Yale Parenting Center, gives some helpful advice.