Every child in Lake County has the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential.

Commission Meeting

The First 5 Lake Commission will hold a  Meeting  on June 26th at 2 pm at the Anderson Ranch Conference Room in Lower Lake.

Meeting materials will be posted at the link below 72 hours in advance.

Current Meeting Info 2023-24
Past Meeting Info 2022-23

First 5 Lake is now Accepting Evaluator RFQ

For 25 years, First 5 Lake has funded valuable community services benefiting young children and their families in using funds derived from CA Proposition 10’s voter-mandated tax on tobacco products. First 5 Lake Commission is seeking an independent evaluation specialist to conduct the annual evaluation and reports of the Commission’s programs, as well as to undertake a review of the Commission’s grantees reporting.

The deadline to submit qualifications is Jun 25, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

Evaluator RFQ Guideline & Checklist

Upcoming Events


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First 5 Lake County

Our Purpose

First 5 Lake promotes early childhood well-being by supporting the social-emotional, physical, and educational needs of children ages 0-5 for their health and future success

First 5 Lake County

Funded Programs & Services

Each year, the First 5 Lake Commission stewards approximately $625,000 from the Proposition 10 tax on tobacco products in California. Here is how we are currently investing those funds.

Improving Children's Health

Early Access to Care

Sutter Lakeside Hospital receives First 5 funding to provide Safe Sleep classes and a Family Resource Navigator.

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Improving Children's Development

Developmental Screening

Easterseals NorCal receives First 5 Lake funding to promote and provide developmental screenings.

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Improving Family Functioning

Parenting Education

Lake County Office of Education receives First 5 funding to provide a parenting education & resources.

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Improving Systems of Care

Collaborative Work

First 5 staff work collaboratively with many community partners to look for and fill gaps in services for families.

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Contact or Connect with Us

First 5 Lake Staff:
Executive Director, Samantha Bond
Program Support Specialist, Hanaa Ali-Adeeb

1173 Eleventh Street, Lakeport CA 95453