Family engagement resources
Each week, parents will receive three texts with fun facts and easy tips to boost their child's learning. Ready4K activities build on the things that you already do with your child ‐‐ like getting ready for school, meal time, and going to the store ‐‐ to make supporting your child’s development fast, fun and easy.
To learn more about the program please refer to the links below or call (831)-783-5289.
To register for the service, text QM to 70138.
You may also complete and return one of the following forms to firstname.lastname@example.org
First 5 California offers the free Kit for New Parents (Kit). The Kit recognizes parents as their child's first and most important teacher and includes information on nutrition, safety, quality child care, health, discipline, and early learning.
Throughout Monterey County, many families with young children are asking for ways to understand the unique needs of their child and family. They also are looking for support in accessing parenting information and needed service options. First 5 MC's support for Early Childhood Collaboratives helps connect families to resources by providing child development screenings, parenting information, and services to children prenatal through age 5 and their families. They can also help families with referrals and assist with coordination of services.
Pregnant and parenting mothers and their families will thrive and experience mental wellness during pregnancy and infant years, and ultimately improving children’s and parents’ health and well-being across Monterey County.
What you need to know to help your child grow up healthy and thrive
Resources are designed to help you tune in to what makes your child tick, and to guide you in thinking about the best way to meet your child’s individual needs.
Ofrecer a los padres, profesionales y legisladores el conocimiento teórico y práctico para cultivar el desarrollo temprano.