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The West County First 5 Center offers free programs that help parents/caregivers nurture and support their children so they grow up healthy, happy, and learning. Our programs focus on parent education, early learning & literacy, school readiness, and increasing awareness of community resources. Classes are for children ages 0 -5 and their parents/caregivers to participate in together. For parenting classes, we offer free childcare.

Our programs address the following goals:

  • To support attachment and bonding between parent/caregiver and child.
  • To increase child development awareness for the parent/caregiver so that parents/caregivers have a more informed understanding of children’s nature, and can respond accordingly.
  • To provide fun and practical activities & concepts that the parents/caregivers can incorporate into their daily routines with their children.
  • To encourage parents/caregivers to follow their child’s lead in their self-expression, and observe their child to learn about their interests, needs, and what makes them unique!
  • To provide an environment that stimulates creativity and learning in children, as well as building community for children and adults alike.
  • To link families with support services through our Community Resource Specialist.

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All classes are provided at no cost, and are for residents of West Contra Costa with children between the ages of 0-5 years, as well as expecting mothers. Spanish translation is available for most classes. Classes meet once a week, and run between 4-10 weeks. Most classes are one hour in length. Please call us for the latest class schedule, or go to www.first5coco.org.

The West County First 5 Center’s main site is located at 2707 Dover Ave, San Pablo, CA, 94806. The satellite site is located at 317 11th Street, Richmond, CA, 94801.

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To sign up for a class, please call (510) 232-5650.

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Contact Info

Main Site
2707 Dover Ave., San Pablo CA 94806

Satellite Site
317 11th St., Richmond CA 94801

p: (510) 232-5650
www.first5coco.org

Alexina Rojas

Center Director

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