FIRST 5 Santa Clara County is proud to serve the young children and families of our county as a funder, a resource, and an advocate. Below you’ll find information and resources to assist you during the pandemic.

FIRST 5 Santa Clara County Commission Announces Retirement of Jolene Smith as CEO 
SAN JOSE, CA, January 21,2021 – The FIRST 5 Santa Clara County Commission announced today that FIRST 5’s long-time Chief Executive Officer Jolene Smith will retire from her position this year. The Commission will conduct an extensive search for a successor beginning this spring. 
Resource Directory (Available in other languages)
A resource directory available to families during COVID-19 crisis. It includes food distribution sites, community health center locations, behavioral health services and much more…
Click here to download in English | Español | Tiếng Việt | 中文 | Tagalog
Covid-19 Updates from Santa Clara County Public Health
For weekly updates from Santa Clara County Public Health Department and other health agencies on the Coronavirus (Covid-19), please click the link below. Information are available in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Tagalog.

Activity Kits Assembly

We collaborated with the Santa Clara County Office of Education to assemble these kits.

Diapers, Wipes and Formula Distribution

What we are doing during Covid-19.

Valley Palms Distribution

Materials distribution throughout Santa Clara County.

We invest locally in health, early learning, and family support programs based on the needs of our community’s youngest children and their families.

Getting involved with the FIRST 5 Santa Clara County community empowers you to learn, engage, and share your experiences


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Upcoming Meetings

Issues: Review & Development – March 3, 2021
Program & Evaluation – April 1, 2021