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Newsletter July – August 2015: New Kit for New Parents Order Process

kitfornewparentsNew Kit for New Parents Order Process

First 5 San Diego will be coordinating distribution for the Kit for New Parents, effective July 1st. Shelby Gomez, First 5 San Diego Early Childhood Education Projects Coordinator, will serve as the Kit for New Parents liaison.

The free Kit for New Parents (a $75 value) includes information on nutrition, safety, quality child care, health, discipline, and early learning. Many community organizations provide the Kit to parents before the birth of their baby.

The Kit, available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, and Vietnamese includes: Puppy and Friends (Baby’s First Book), Advice for New Parents book and DVD, What To Do When Your Child Gets Sick book, a California Poison Control magnet. Some Kits will include additional customized materials while supplies last.

There are several ways community organizations and birthing hospitals can place orders for delivery direct to their organization or to the homes of the families they serve:

Bulk Orders of 20 or More Kits (Community Organizations)

  • Order Online: Place orders for delivery at www.first5sandiego.org/kit-for-new-parents.
  • Order by Phone: Call (619) 523-7700 for assistance with placing a bulk order for delivery.
  • Arrange a Monthly Delivery: Call (619) 523-7700 to arrange or update a monthly delivery of a set number of Kits.
  • Pick Up Kits from First 5 San Diego: Call (619) 523-7700 to arrange a pick-up at First 5 San Diego’s administrative office or storage facility, depending on your needs.
    • Office Location: 2750 Womble Road, Suite 201, San Diego, CA 92106.
    • Storage Location: 4800 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92110.

Bulk Orders of 20 or More Kits (Birthing Hospitals)

  • Order Online: Place orders for delivery at www.first5sandiego.org/kit-for-new-parents.
  • Call or Email Your Kit Liaison to Schedule a Delivery: Call Shelby Gomez at (619) 523-7716, or email Shelby.Gomez@sdcounty.ca.gov for assistance with placing a bulk order for delivery, or to arrange or update a monthly delivery of Kits to your organization.
  • Submit a Multiple Kit Order Form: Fax a Multiple Kit Order Form to (619) 523-7706 or email to Shelby.Gomez@sdcounty.ca.gov for direct delivery to patients’ homes.
  • Pick Up Kits from First 5 San Diego: Call Shelby Gomez at (619) 523-7716 or email Shelby.Gomez@sdcounty.ca.gov to arrange a pick-up at our office or storage facility, depending on your needs.
    • Office Location: 2750 Womble Road, Suite 201, San Diego, CA 92106.
    • Storage Location: 4800 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92110.

Individual Orders

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