First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission is an independent government agency that guides the investment of Proposition 10 funds in Marin County for the benefit of children 0 to 5. First 5 Marin advances opportunities for all children in Marin to enter school healthy and ready to learn and to thrive with the support of their family and community. Join us for our next meeting.
As a primary partner in Marin’s Children’s Health Initiative, First 5 Marin funds countywide outreach and enrollment for publicly-funded health insurance, and health insurance premiums for uninsured children 0 to 5 who don’t qualify for existing public programs.
First 5 Marin is dedicated to supporting the school readiness of all children in Marin—through access to quality early learning opportunities, support for children with social/emotional and other special needs, and by working to ensure that schools are prepared to receive all children.
First 5 Marin aims for broad-based policy change efforts to improve the health, well-being and school readiness of young children and their families.
First 5 Marin provides funding, training, technical assistance and other support to grass roots and other community groups, helping them enhance their work on behalf of children and families.