September-Making Memories (click here for more)

Every minute you spend with your child is an opportunity to help them grow and learn.
Spending quality time with your child not only helps them, but also fosters a strong relationship and creates life long memories. Making memories doesn’t always have to be something sensational, while those can be special times together, the small daily activities are often the things best remembered.

                                            

September 17-23 is Child Passenger Safety Week
Solano Car Seat Connection is a family oriented education program led and coordinated by the Health Promotion and Community Wellness Bureau, Services include:
FREE educational classes in English and Spanish in most cities of the county.
Gift Certificates to assist low-income families with the purchase of car seats.
FREE safety check points and monthly inspections where trained technicians examine car seats for correct installation (all incomes are eligible).
Solano Public Health inspection stations located in Vallejo, Vacaville and Fairfield.
For inspection sites, class information and to schedule an appointment, please call (707) 784-8638
 

Car Seat Safety

Early Care and Education Conference

Join early care and education professionals for an exciting fun-filled day of learning, networking, vendor exhibits & giveaways at the Early Care and Education Conference on:
September 23, 2017 from 8:00am to 2:30 at
Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, CA 94534
Cost: $30 per participant Fee includes raffle tickets, all session material, light breakfast and boxed lunch. Payment in the form of cash, check or purchase order(payable to SCOE) must be received by 9/8/17 to confirm registration.

Click to register:
ECEconference.pdf

For more information, contact:
PRICILLA RAMELO
707-399-4435|| EDSERVICES@SOLANOCOE.NET

Resilience Screening

You are invited to attend a no-cost screening and panel discussion hosted by Solano Kids Thrive on the effects of toxic stress on children and families. Resilience chronicles trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare who are using cutting edge science and field tested therapies to protect children form the insidious effects of toxic stress.

The event will take place on Thursday, September, 28, 2017 from 3:00pm-5:00pm at th
e Kroc Community Center in Suisun.
                                                     
Click to register: Resiliencescreening.pdf

Help Me Grow - Resource and Referral

Help Me Grow Solano is a community-based resource and referral center that connects families, caregivers and educators to services related to health, development, behavior, and learning in children ages birth through five years, as well as a variety of other community services. Help Me Grow Specialists offer a non-judgmental and compassionate approach, listening, and finding services that are appropriate and available for the child(ren) and family, including follow-up to make sure the services were provided. Help Me Grow Specialists are accessible Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 5:00 PM by calling the toll-free number (844) 501-KIDS (5437), through helpmegrowsolano.org, or at Solano Family & Children's Services: (707) 864-4634.
 
 

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Commission Meetings

First 5 Solano holds regular meetings; please click this
link for schedule and agenda details.