Child at the Doctor

Healthy Children

Investing in Child Wellness for the past 20 years.

First 5 Santa Cruz County is working to improve coordination across systems of care to increase access for young children to the health services they need to be ready to succeed in school and in life. We believe in a family-centered approach that focuses on prevention and early interventions. 

Baby Learning to Walk

First 5 Santa Cruz County is working to increase access to affordable quality health care

for children 0-5, increase the use of preventative health care, and

improve overall maternal, child and infant health. 

First 5 Santa Cruz County Programs

you can click on the program to learn more:

Newborn Enrollment Program

VisionFirst​​

Neurodevelopment Foster Care Clinic

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