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The next Commission Meeting will be held Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 8:00AM.  Zoom meeting: (you may need to register)
1 (669) 900-6833 or 1 (346) 248-7799 or 1 (253) 215-8782; Meeting ID: 938 5170 6941; Password: 594544. View meeting agenda (amended).  Access full meeting packet here


***PRESS RELEASE*** Local Businesses Encouraged to Donate Personal Protective Equipment Amid COVID-19 Pandemic. View press release.

COVID-19 Resource Guide
View the COVID-19 Resource Guide for helfpul information and resources to help you through this crisis. View more information.

E-Newsletter - January 2020
View the latest news, resources, and upcoming events. View more information.


Census 2020 is ramping up, and we need to make sure everyone in our community is counted — especially young children. Below are a sharable resources to help ensure that every person is counted!


Request for Qualifications - Raising Quality! IMPACT 2020 Family, Friend and Neighbor Initiative 
This initiative will focus on enhancing early care services provided by grandparents in underserved populations and seeks to pair grandparents caring for children (ages 0 to 5) with a community-based organization to provide guidance, coaching and access to a variety of health and social services in order to enhance their caregiving skills.  Learn more.

San Joaquin TEETH Care Coordinators
If you or someone you know needs help accessing Denti-Cal services, San Joaquin TEETH Care Coordinators can help families with children up to age 20 find find a dental home, secure dental appointments and attend appointments. Get help accessing Denti-Cal Service.

Stockton Scholars & First 5 Scholarships
Are you a professional working in the Early Care and Education field? Do you experience moments of excitement, pride, happiness and glee as you guide and witness the development of young brains and bodies! More information.

San Joaquin TEETH - Medical Professional Stipend Program
The SJ TEETH program is pleased to announce a stipend opportunity for medical providers for the completion of selected Smiles for Life modules! View more information.


Home Visitation
This evaluation examined the impact of First 5 San Joaquin’s home visiting programs on family protective factors, household financial management, healthy eating habits, and early learning. View the full report.

About First 5 San Joaquin Famlies Served
In Fiscal Year 2018-2019, First 5 San Joaquin invested over $9 million dollars in programs and services. View the latest fact sheet, which highlights services as well as the characteristics of clients served.

Early Literacy
First 5 San Joaquin invests in a number of strategies to increase early literacy in. The latest report presents findings from an evaluation of those efforts. View newsletter and fact sheet.

Help Me Grow San Joaquin
Check out the Help Me Grow San Joaquin fact sheet to learn how the program is helping to improve local systems of care for young children.

Health Care Services
To promote equal access to health insurance and health care services, First 5 San Joaquin has supported initiatives that strive to close the gap. Learn more about the impact of those efforts in the latest newsletter.

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