First 5 San Diego, in partnership with the San Diego Zoo, is pleased to present an online version of this heartwarming book that features the true story of a brave baby orangutan named Karen.
Alethea Arguilez, Executive Director of First 5 San Diego, was recently featured in the One-on-One in the San Diego Union-Tribune. To get to know her a little more and read the full article click here.
First 5 San Diego has teamed up with the San Diego Zoo and Channel 93.3’s Geena the Latina for a live virtual book reading of “Karen’s Heart,” a heartwarming book that features the true story of a brave baby orangutan […]
First 5 San Diego Executive Director Alethea Arguilez spoke with KUSI News about the reopening of San Diego and how it impacts childcare and early education. Click the image below to watch the segment.
First 5 San Diego is excited to announce that the County of San Diego and the City of San Diego have approved the allocation of $5 million each for a total of $10 million towards supporting emergency child care vouchers […]
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 […]
The First 5 San Diego Warm Line is open and available to families in need to get connected to programs that could help them during this time. 2-1-1 San Diego, which is a free 24-hour phone service and online database, […]
First 5 San Diego would like to welcome our newest Commissioner, Rick Richardson. Rick comes from a family of teachers and he has taught in both the preschool and university classroom. He is a retired military Colonel with a diverse […]