Resources for Parents and Families

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Anti-racism Resources

Are you looking for ways to talk to your child about racism? First 5 Monterey County shares anti-racism resources for parents, families, and caregivers that promote diverse inclusion, build empathy, and embrace diversity in English and Spanish here.

Child Care

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. 

COVID-19 Response & Recovery

Since the early stages of the countywide COVID-19 precautions, a coalition of early childhood champions is working to provide coordinated support and solutions for emergency care, education, and wellbeing of young children.

Want to know more about the COVID-19 response and recovery efforts for child care and wellbeing? Read more here for updates on new guidance regarding summer camps, child care, and more.