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The first five years are critical to children’s healthy development, and First 5 Marin is committed to helping every child grow, learn and thrive. We provide strategic investments, policy leadership and community partnerships to support families and empower all children to reach their true potential.

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The First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission usually meets on the third Wednesday of the month from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. To get more information on upcoming meetings, please email

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Every month our forum offers important public policy presentations on issues important to families, caregivers, community service providers and Marin County residents.  These are interactive events, currently online, and always free to the public.

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Help Me Grow Marin offers information and resources on child development for parents, caregivers and community service providers—plus free and confidential referrals and support from professional staff in English or Spanish.  Call 415-720-1283 or email

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