Posted on: January 10, 2018

2018 Hands on Heroes Program of Merced County

2018 Hands on Heroes

These individuals work tirelessly, bravely overcome adversity and everyday challenges, and are seldom acknowledged for their work. These unsung heroes are directly making a difference in the lives of children, ages prenatal to 18, each and every day.

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Hands on Heroes Nomination Forms First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Con valentia y corazon

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Adentro encontrara mas de 20 estrategias para aydara a los niños a sentirse seguros. Consejos para padres y cuidadores, y 4 paginas de actividades para los niños!

Para obtener más información para apoyar a los ni...

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Con valentia y corazon (Espa├▒ol) PDF First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: August 8, 2017

First 5 Merced County Awards Funding to Support Families

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The First 5 Merced County Commission awarded $1,026,802 to agencies in Merced County to support families with children 0-5 years old at its July 10 and August 14, 2017 meetings.

The seven programs all support families raising their children in safe, stable...

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First 5 Merced County website First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Care Cope Connect

care cope connect

Care Cope Connect has more than 20 ways to help kids feel safe and secure.  It provides self-care tips for parents and caregivers, and contains 4 activity pages just for kids!

For more information to support children coping with trauma and stress,...

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Care, Cope, Connect PDF First 5 - Latest News
Posted on: June 14, 2017

General Mini-Grants Program Accepting Applications!

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The First 5 Merced County 2017/18 General Mini-Grants Program application materials are now available. 

This program provides one-time grants to support local projects, trainings and events benefiting children 0-5 years old and their families anyw...

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First 5 Merced County Funding Opportunities First 5 - Latest News