First 5 Sierra offers early education opportunities to all Sierra County 3-5 year olds to help them grow into resilient, smart and strong adults.
Read to your child every day! First 5 Sierra has partnered with Dolly Parton to provide All Sierra County children with free books from birth to their fifth birthday!
First 5 Sierra offers small grants to creative, local proposals to develop new programs for 0-5 year olds and their families.
Preschool Enrichment Programs
First 5 Sierra provides programs for preschoolers in Loyalton and Downieville that enrich basic learning—music and movement, gymnastics, yoga and balance bike riding.
Preschool Teacher Training
First 5 Sierra supports ongoing professional development training for our Sierra County preschool teachers and childcare providers.
First 5 Sierra supports a variety of parenting programs for all Sierra County families with young children to help them become the best parents possible.
Safe Sierra Kids
Safety first! First 5 Sierra provides free car seats and bike helmets to parents, grandparents and guardians of Sierra County’s youngest from birth to 5 years old.
Oral health is important for our little ones! First 5 Sierra supports the Dental Health Fair every Spring, where our preschoolers can get a free dental screening!
Expecting mothers have special high vitamin and nutritional needs. First 5 Sierra provides expectant moms with the best prenatal vitamins possible.