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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do your kids have questions about Coronavirus? Are they confused about the stay at home orders and how it is affecting their lives? Check out this great children’s book that explains what Coronavirus is, why we are staying at home, […]
This page contains resources to help families, children and communities in California cope with and understand the COVID-19 pandemic and response. To find out more Click Here.
Dear Parents and Families: The health and well-being of you and your loved ones is of the utmost importance to us as we mobilize our efforts to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic situation. We want to assure you that […]