Care, Cope, Connect: A Child Friendly Resource for Families Created by Sesame Street in Communities with First 5 California
Sesame Street in Communities has partnered with First 5 California to create an important resource for families, including immigrant families, in tackling heightened community stress. Designed to be welcoming and child-friendly, the Care, Cope, Connect coloring book "helps parents cope with stress and provide safety and security for their children." Along with the Care, Cope, Connect booklet Sesame Street in Communities offers numerous early childhood resources. Providers and parents can download the Care, Cope, Connect book in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Arabic, and Korean.
DACA and Immigrant Rights Update The Impact of Phasing Out DACA on our Immigrant Population
Immigrant families continue to be concerned about their families' abilities to peacefully live, work and be educated in our country. With the recent announcement by the Trump administration phasing out the DACA program, families have been asking even more questions. Please visit the Immigration and Health Reform section of our website for more information.
Increasing access to health care for children ages 0-5 and their families
Family Resource Centers are located throughout SLO County and offer support in meeting basic needs, assistance through crises, and case management services. Family advocates can assist with Medi-Cal forms and other health-related issues. For a complete listing, download the SLO County FRC Directory.
For more information regarding recent immigration information please contact us.
The Health Access Training Project is a project of First 5 of San Luis Obispo County which advocates for quality programs and services to support children from prenatal to age five, ensuring that every child is healthy and ready to learn in school.