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It's all about
the kids.

At First 5 Fresno County, we focus on the
first 5 years of life.

We fund programs and services that help better
the lives of children in Fresno County. Research
proves children who reach their full potential come
from strong families. Strong families are supported
by vibrant communities. Investing in children equals
a better community.

About First 5 Fresno County
Download Our Strategic Plan

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Parents: Be Your Child's First Teacher
It is a fact. Raising a child is one of the most
important and rewarding things you will ever
do, but it can also be extremely challenging.
At First 5 Fresno County, we are committed
to partnering with and supporting you because
we understand you are your child's first teacher. More »

Helpful Resources
Things You Can Do with Your Child

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Our impact

A Positive Change in Our Community
Our investments are making a positive impact on Fresno
County children and their families. First 5 Fresno County
has helped to ensure that children are healthier, better
prepared for school, screened earlier for special
needs, and raised in nurturing families. More »

View Funded Programs Map

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Focusing on

Health: Importance of Early Screening
The first 5 years of life set the foundation for success
in school and later life. During infancy and early childhood,
many experiences should be gained and skills learned. It
is important to ensure that your child's development is
progressing without complications during this period.
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Health Initiative
Early Care & Education Initiative
Family Strengthening

On the Air

Media Partners
Making Kids Matter

Teaming up with local media in award-winning and unique ways to educate parents and the community.


Lease Space in the Lighthouse for Children!

Funding opportunity here!