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Newsletter November 2021 | How is it Already 2022?

We are ringing in the new year early over here at First 5 SMC & we are so grateful for our outgoing First 5 San Mateo County Commissioners. Read about the commissioners’ work, some of the programs available, and some reflections on childcare advocacy going forward.

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Family Development Credential Class

The Family Development Credential Class is coming back. The FDC program is a professional development course and credentialing program to learn and/or enhance skills of strength-based family support with families. This FDC course is offered to San Mateo County individuals that would like to build their professional skills of partnering with

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation Family Story Project

Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, families have weathered unforeseen impacts with strength and fortitude. The Silicon Valley Community Foundation set out to collect family stories of experiences, challenges, and hopes for their children’s future. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, families have been forced to be resilient. It is time that they have

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Parents- Ask Your Doctors for ACEs Screenings

Parents are an imperative force in expanding access to the ACEs screening for San Mateo’s children. When you visit the doctor with your child, ask them for an ACEs screening. Sharing key experiences with your healthcare providers will ensure that your child is getting the most informed, complete care possible.

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Apply for the 2021 Get Healthy San Mateo County Community Funding

Help promote health for those with limited opportunities to be healthy through the four community-identified priorities shared in the Get Healthy San Mateo County Strategic Plan: Healthy Housing, Healthy Neighborhoods, Healthy Schools, and Healthy Economy. These priorities come out of our ten elements for a healthy community and build on over a decade of great work done by

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