Click on individual listings below to view or print flyers for free events and services throughout Inyo County.
TRIPLE P PARENTING - TUESDAYS Focused on positive parenting from birth to age twelve, this course is curently offered through June 30, but you can register for other other sessions, or classes that serve other age ranges by contacting 873-6453. Call to get on the waiting list for our updated development lecture series - Baby University or Pre-K University, too.
MAY COMMISION MEETING CANCELED!
We traditionally meet the 3rd Thursday of every month at 10 AM, but our May 21 meeting is canceled due to quorum difficulties.We'll address many of the agenda items at our June 18 meeting, and are having a SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING for
grant review and funding May 29 at 4 PM.
Stomp and roar over to the Bishop Senior Center at 6 PM the fourth Thursday of every month for themed play and story nights! This month we're digging dinos, so please RSVP to Jody at 873-6453 to ensure there are enough supplies for all!
BUILDING BLOCKS - June 3 You are invited to join us at 568 W. Line in our office for a relaxing support session at 6 PM. Please call Jody to RSVP at 873-6453 so she will have enough blocks to give away to every participating parent.
BUILDING BLOCKS - June 4 Bring your entire family to our group block play night at the Senior Center in the back of the Bishop Park at 6 PM. Enjoy free play in a variety of block centers and socialize with
friends and neighbors!
DIAPER DRIVE CONTINUES We could really use donations of diapers sizes 3 to 5 to help families in need. Please call Jody at 873-6453 if you need a donation pick up.
TURN OFF TV and...
What does your family do for fun instead of watching T.V. ? Follow these links to learn more about:TV-Free Fun, & our Screentime Quiz.
Five Protective Factors
You can get information about the 5 Protective Factors Framework to help prevent child abuse and neglect in our community below:
The following grants were approved by the Commission and being contracted for FY July 2014-June 2015 right now:
Superintendent of Schools Child Development Division Laugh & Learn Family Home Care
Quality Improvement and Bookalicious Library Events, as well as CSP 2 and CARES Plus
Discovery Point Preschool's Outdoor
Lone Pine School District's Family Resource Center, Read & Romps, & Parent Classes.
Northern Inyo Hospital's new NEST (Newborn Evaluation & Support Training) program for birthing plans, breastfeeding support, and SIDS prevention.
First 5 Inyo also sponsors parenting
education and monthly developmental play
opportunities every month of the year.
Our next Commission meeting will be at June 18, 2015 at the Onestop conference room in Bishop. We are having a Special Meeting May 29 at 4PM, too. Please turn in any agenda requests the week before to ensure inclusion on the agenda.
You can access our 2014-19 Strategic Plan, or click below on the First 5 Inyo Annual Report presentation you'd like to review:
Want to know what First 5 CA and First 5 in each county of CA is about? This short video is a great introduction to the importance of early development and how we've been investing in it for the past 15 years! View below:
If you are expecting a baby, or have a newborn, call us for a New Parent Kit. You can also stop by our office at 568 W. Line Street, across from the post office, for child development info or to watch Parenting DVDs.
2) Healthy Handfuls Newsletter - a fresh dose of early health info delivered free to your email inbox each month! Sign-up to receive our email newsletter, or check out Healthy Recipes and articles from previous issues.