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First 5 San Bernardino MENTAL HEALTH WEBINAR


JOIN US THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2021 from 9 AM to 12 NOON as we discuss mental health, children, and families in honor of mental health awareness month.


Dr. Rishi Parikh, from the Department of Behavioral Health of San Bernardino County and Dr. Wendy Lee, Senior Staff Analyst for First 5 San Bernardino
Webinar Hosts:
Michelle Parker, Inland Empire Safe Kids Coordinator and Scott McGrath, Deputy Director for First 5 San Bernardino

Who Should Attend:
Community Members
Child Care Providers

Please Register:

Please see the attached flyer. Click here to view flyer


SPONSORED BY SAFE KIDS INLAND EMPIRE. Helping to keep kids safe in, around, and away from the home.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: (all are invited)


*Childcare Providers



*Bag of Books

*Adult Life Jackets

*30 Carseats

Join us Tuesday, June 1, 2021 for a virtual FUN but SAFE time as we share safety tips and tools.

Participants must register! Link located on flyer. Please click here to view flyer

First 5 Commission Meeting for April 07, 2021 CANCELLED
The First 5 San Bernardino Commission Meeting scheduled for April 07, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. has been CANCELLED. See attached link of Cancellation Notice. Click here to view notice 
Maternal Health Network of San Bernardino Survey request and CSU San Bernardino New Mother Survey

We Need Your Help!

The Maternal Health Network of San Bernardino needs your support in collecting information from families across San Bernardino who are pregnant or who recently delivered a baby. 

Also Cal State University San Bernardino approved a new parent study and they are looking for first-time moms with a baby to participate in a one-time hour long online survey.

Please click on the link to see the flyers. click to view flyer 1 click to view flyer 2

Is Lead Hiding in Your Home?
Building Home-Based Libraries
Addendum No. 1 to RFQ 20-02 Home Visiting System Consultant
Release of Request for Qualifications 20-02
First 5 San Bernardino is seeking qualifications from qualified firms to provide the Commission assistance in support the creation of a Home Visiting System (HVS) framework specific to San Bernardino County as identified in Request for Qualifications 20-02 Home Visiting System ConsultantVisit our Procurement page for more details. 
First 5 San Bernardino Strategic Plan 2020-2023

Please open the link to view the First 5 San Bernardino Strategic Plan for 2020-2023. Click here to view 2020-2023 Strategic Plan

F5SB COVID-19 Resources

F5SB COVID-19 RESOURCES.pdf  Attached are resources for you and your family to access during this COVID-19 pandemic. Please stay safe and be well!

Free Books & Resources for Parents
Early Start Program from the CA Department of Developmental Services (DSS)
The Early Start program provides early intervention in a coordinated and family-centered environment which is critical for children to achieve the best possible developmental outcomes. If an infant or toddler has, or is suspected of having, a delay or disability, please contact the local regional center about possible Early Start services or call 1-800 515-BABY. Anyone can make a referral.

 In an effort to increase public awareness and outreach, the following outreach materials have been attached below:

1.    Early Start Healthcare Provider Brochure  An easy-to-read brochure that outlines the screening, referral and intake process. Click here to view Brochure

2.    The Early Start Community Flyer – An informative flyer for families who may have a concern about their child’s development. Click here to view flyer

Early Start also has a variety of additional multilingual brochures, booklets, publications, and other free resources that are available for parents, professionals, and others.


For more information, visit the DSS Early Start Program website at


View Our 20th Anniversary Story

Learn about how we celebrated our 20th Anniversary through photos, videos, and media coverage. 

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