News & Announcements

First 5 San Bernardino Commission Meeting for December 02, 2020 CANCELLED
The First 5 San Bernardino Commission Meeting scheduled for December 02, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. has been CANCELLED. See attached link of Cancellation Notice Click here to view notice  
Building Home-Based Libraries
Is Lead Hiding in Your Home?
First 5 Commission Meeting for October 28, 2020
Due to the current COVID-19 event and mandates issued by Governor Newsom and the County of San Bernardino relating to public meetings and gatherings, the First 5 San Bernardino Commission Meeting scheduled for October 28, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. will be conducted via Zoom conferencing. See attached link in the posted agenda.Click here to view agenda 
2020 DRIVE-THRU Literacy Tour

First 5 San Bernardino is EXCITED to announce its upcoming 2020 DRIVE-THRU LITERACY TOUR 'TALK! READ! SING' Helping to build home-based libraries'! In partnership with Child Care Resource Center San Bernardino, Community Health Action Network, California For All, Victory Outreach Church, and San Bernardino County Library!  First 5 San Bernardino will be handing out 500 bags filled with 3 books and community resources. How to participate: 1. Register today at one of our upcoming locations. 2. Only one bag per child and child must be present. 3. Participants must stay in vehicle in order to receive materials.  Registration Link for First 5 San Bernardino 2020 Literacy Tour:

Click here to view tour dates

VOLUNTEERS WANTED for First 5 San Bernardino Drive-Thru Literacy Tour
Please join us for a day of literacy fun as we hand out 500 bags filled with 3 books, pencil, crayons, eraser, pencil box, glue stick, scissor and community resources to families with children 0 to 5 years old. If you are interested in volunteering, please click on link for more information. Click here to view info 
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!

Release of Request for Qualifications 20-01

First 5 San Bernardino is seeking qualifications from qualified firms to provide the Commission assistance in research and evaluation activities, special studies and projects, and provide training and technical support as identified in Request for Qualifications 20-01 Evaluation and Professional Services. Visit our Procurement page for more details.

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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