Investment for Impact: Community Resilience Fund

COVID-19 Crisis Threatens Health and Well-Being of Families 

First 5 Alameda County's Community Resilience Fund, totaling more than $10 million, is helping children, families, and child care providers cope with the heightened challenges of the pandemic.


First 5 Alameda County in the news

Why diapers are a critical first step for economic justice

When families cannot afford diapers, children cannot participate in early learning programs that are key to development. Our CEO, Kristin Spanos makes the case to end diaper need and continue the child tax credit.


Summer Break Free Meals Available 

Oakland and San Leandro are offering free meals during summer break for youth

Now that school has recessed for the summer, the cities of Oakland and San Leandro have taken up the charge and are offering free meals during the summer break at numerous locations for youth ages 18 and younger. Read more for a  list of the free summer meals sites in Oakland and San Leandro.