First 5 San Diego Executive Director, Alethea Arguilez, joined KFMB to discuss childcare options and resources during the higher restrictions of the Purple Tier.
Fall is in the air. Temperatures are cooling in the evenings, leaves are changing and school is back in session. This year is unlike any year in the past for our young ones. It is important to work with our kids to ensure […]
Innovative Home Visiting Programs Offer Model Approaches That Expand Equitable Access and Increase Effectiveness for Immigrant and Refugee Families Home visiting programs offer an effective way to promote the well-being and positive long-term outcomes for at-risk children and their parents […]
To support San Diego County childcare providers offering essential services to local families during the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of San Diego, The San Diego Foundation, YMCA of San Diego County and Child Development Associates have launched the San Diego […]
ABC 10 News recently spoke with First 5 San Diego Executive Director Alethea Arguilez and staff member Juanita Garcia about the impact of COVID on child development in the first five years of life and the resources available for parents.
Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to form a lifelong intimate relationship with your child and has endless benefits for both mothers and their babies. Below are a list of resources for breastfeeding mothers. La Leche LeagueInformation to help […]
First 5 San Diego is providing $500,000 to the San Diego COVID-19 Children’s Fund to help parents with children ages 0 through 5 who are working in essential jobs pay for childcare. The amount ensures expanded access to the fund, […]
ABC 10 News recently spoke with First 5 San Diego Executive Director Alethea Arguilez and Executive Director of Child Care Resources at YMCA San Diego County Kim McDougal about the current needs and challenges of providing for our families and […]
In partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education and YMCA San Diego we are asking our region’s essential workers to complete this short online survey to determine the type of care, age groups, hours, and locations needed for […]
Finding comfortable sleeping positions when pregnant can be quite a difficult task. Many women may experience fatigue during the first and third trimester. Sleep during the third trimester often becomes a struggle due to rising progesterone levels and having to […]