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.

Getting involved

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 »

Making an 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 kindergarten, screened earlier for special needs, and raised in nurturing families. More »

Focusing on initiatives

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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Media Partners
Making Kids Matter

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


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