FIRST 5 Mendocino
Our Vision: Happy, healthy children ready for Kindergarten.
Our Mission: To serve and support parents and others who care for young children in Mendocino County.
Background: Funded by the passage of Prop 10 in 1998, FIRST 5 Mendocino distributes this tobacco-tax revenue to benefit Mendocino County children, prenatal through the age of five, and their families. We distribute of this revenue by awarding grants and funding other initiatives to address the following focus areas: Parent Education and Support Services, Child Care and Early Childhood Development, Health and Wellness, and Policy and Advocacy for Children and Family Issues.