Resources for Parents and Families

Bright Beginnings Advocacy, Community

Free Wifi

Hotspots and community wifi are crucial now more than ever to local Monterey County families. Click here for a map of FREE wireless internet access for students and families across Salinas. And click here to learn how to access FREE wifi in the parking lots and outdoor areas of your local libraries and colleges.

Find Child Care & Education

Are you looking for child care? The Monterey County Child Care website is the central point for up-to-date information for child care and education during the pandemic. Individuals can either call the Resource & Referral line (831) 757-0775 (available 24/7 in Spanish and English) or visit the Monterey County Child Care website here.

Access our Partner Toolkit to download and share the flyer, and use promotional materials on your website and social media channels.

Talking about Diversity & Racism with Young Children

It’s important to talk about diversity and racism with young children. Check out the valuable resources First 5 Monterey County has shared on its Learning Resources for Children and Families page. They have activities for children to do at home along with anti-racism resources that include how to talk to children about racial biashow to talk about race, and books that explain race and diversity