About First 5 Solano

Our Vision
All Solano County children are loved, healthy, confident, eager to learn, nurtured by their families, caregivers, and the community, and enter school ready to learn.

Our Mission
First 5 Solano Children and Families Commission creates and fosters programs and partnerships with community entities to promote, support and improve the lives of young children, their families and their communities.

Core Values

Collaboration
We will model the spirit of collaboration through team work in our interactions with one another, community members and service providers.

Innovation
We will seek and embrace new ideas and ways of supporting services and building community capacity, considering the highest and best use of Commission resources to be leveraging funds to support system change.

Community Engagement
We will be accessible to our communities, which possess our greatest assests and whose contribution is essential to our success, making every effort to incorporate community participation into policy and funding decisions.

Respect for Diversity
We are committed to fostering an environment that supports families, children and organizations in ways that are respectful, inclusive, egalitarian, fair, responsive and tailored to the community.

Advocacy
We will use our unique role to build public support for policies and programs that benefit young children and their families.

Integrity
We will set and maintain the highest ethical and professional standards for our programs and ourselves.

Accountability
We will establish goals for progressing toward our vision, define results for funded endeavors, measure and report our progress, and use what we learn to improve the early childhood service system.