What We Do

Our vision is to see children in San Luis Obispo County thrive in nurturing, respectful environments, and enter school healthy and ready to learn.

Our Mission: First 5 San Luis Obispo County allocates funds and advocates for quality programs and services, supporting children, prenatal to age 5, to ensure that every child is healthy and ready to learn in school.

First 5 SLO County does this in a number of ways:

At First 5 SLO County, we focus our work and investments in all three of these areas around a multi-year Strategic Plan, developed with community involvement and Commissioner leadership. The 2020-24 Strategic Plan is built upon three Focus Areas: