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If you want to improve your relationship with your children or learn to better manage their misbehaviors, then join a Triple P Parenting Class offered regularly throughout the year. Call 873-6453 anytime to get on the waiting list for the next session of classes:
Triple P Group (Parenting birth to 12)
Triple P Teen (Parenting 12 to 18)
Triple P Pathways (All ages)
The Next Triple P Lifestyle Class
Starts September 27 - REGISTER NOW!
This Positive Parenting Program class teaches parents how to riase healthy children, providing suggestions and ideas to encourage healthy eating and increase physical activity in your family. Click on the link to learn more and to register!
BABY UNIVERSITY - October 16
This 1-night seminar focuses on early development from birth to age 3, and simple things parents can do to promote it. Participants receive a free Vons grocery gift card to practice healthy choices.
Call 873-6453 to register!
The public is welcome to attend our First 5 Inyo Commission meetings which usually occur the fourth Thursday of every month at 10am at the social services building at 920 N. Main St. Agendas are posted here the week of the meeting, and if you would like to be added to the agenda contact Serena at 873-6453. The next meeting is Thursday September 28at 10 AM.
We have 1 vacant commission seat to fill, and are looking for someone who works in the field of early health. Click on the link above to learn more!
We distribute donated diapers of all sizes to help families in need. Diapers, wipes and pull-ups in all sizes are appreciated, but we often run low in sizes 3, 4, 5 and wipes. Donations can be dropped off at our First 5 Office. Click on the link above to learn more. Your supprt helps families wrestling with financial stress.
The First 5 Inyo Commission has decided to focus the majority of its allocation on funding Family Strengthening and Early Child Health programs as primary goals until 2020.
Under the goal area of Child Health:
-Northern Inyo Hospital was approved for a grant from 2015 to 2018 to support early birth and breastfeeding supports at their campus. Contracting is currently under way for both birthing classes and a breastfeeding support group that the hospital will offer.
-Early childhood educators, caregivers, health providers, and families are all welcome to participate in our free online Inyo Ages & Stages screening network and quality improvement efforts that relate to statewide QRIS standards.
Under the goal area of Family Strengthening:
-First 5 Inyo is also sponsoring the development of a Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) network to offer community wide parenting education. Agencies who want to participate in training and support are welcome to contact 873-6453.
-Early literacy is a primary predictor of a host of lifelong benefits, both for individual children and the communties they will contribute to in their lifetime. To learn more about our Reach Out and Read, Raising A Reader, and early language acquisition programs email firstname.lastname@example.org.