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. YEAR IN REVIEW

First 5 Marin is committed to serving children and families in Marin County through equitable and inclusive community engagement. Through our actions, we aim to combat the harm that historically racist practices have inflicted on communities of color in Marin County.

We provide strategic investments, policy leadership and community partnerships to support families and empower all children to reach their true potential.

Next Commission Meeting

The First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Our meetings are open to the public and we invite you to attend. To get more information on upcoming meetings, please email

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Visit First 5 Marin on Facebook for parenting info, health and learning tips, child and family news—plus cute kid pictures and videos!

Marin Communications Forum – See What’s Next

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.

Help Me Grow Marin—Connecting your child to a community of care

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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