​​​​​​​​​​Funding Recommendations

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​It starts in the womb….and the next 5 years are critical.​

90% of your child’s brain is hardwired by age 5. What you do, think, say, feel ALL impacts your child’s growth. You are their 1st and most important teacher.

YOU can do it! First 5 Sacramento is here to help. Resources, advice, tips, and tools are all at your fingertips. It takes a village!

First 5 Sacramento’s Community Impact:
Proposition 10 Dollars at Work

Assisted 1,741

children in enrolling and using health insurance

Provided 2,394
caretakers participated in infant safe sleep training
​Provided 314

child care providers with training to improve their classrooms

Provided 5,136

children and parents with school readiness services (literacy programs, preschool and transition activities)

Provided 6,031

comprehensive screenings or assessments to children

Provided 5,288

women and mothers with pregnancy and breastfeeding support

Distributed 6,180

Kits for New Parents in Sacramento County

Provided 8,109

children with dental screenings


12,108 people to community resources

Assisted 13,029

parents and children received home visitation, family support, and parenting classes

Served 61,314

parents, children, and providers