Join us in person for the August Commission meeting!

Jul 28, 2022 | First 5 Commission News

Join us at 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2022, as the First 5 Orange County Children and Families Commission meets in person.

The meeting will be held at Delhi Center, 505 E. Central Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92707. Members of the public can listen to live audio streaming of the meeting via phone or Zoom.

At the August meeting, the First 5 Orange County Board will consider a recommendation to extend for one year agreements with school districts that have a kindergarten population, consider an agreement with the Orange County Association for the Education of Young Children (OCAEYC) supporting new or existing child care providers as business owners and early childhood practitioners, and consider an expansion of a primary care behavioral health program to two additional federally qualified health centers.

The First 5 Board will hear updates on the progress of its annual financial audit that began in June, and on the progress of First 5 Orange County’s systems change work and ways of measuring that change.

There will be a presentation on First 5 Orange County’s efforts to advance developmental screening and linkage to services, which are a focus area in the Strategic Plan. Lisa Burke and consultant Debra Mathias will provide an update on the progress of this work.

For a complete list of agenda items, click here.

To listen to the meeting via Zoom click here, or use Zoom Webinar ID 836 3794 5065 and the passcode 537247. You can also listen to the meeting via phone at 1-646-558-8656 or 1-669-900-9128.

Public Comments:

Members of the public may address the Commission regarding any item in one of two ways:

  1. Spoken Comment. General public comments will be addressed during the general public comment item on the agenda. For specific agenda items, speakers will be recognized by the Commission Chair at the time the agenda item is to be considered. A speaker’s comments shall be limited to three minutes. Anyone causing disruption can be removed from the meeting at the discretion of the Chair.
  2. Written Comment. The Commission is also accepting public comments to be submitted by emailing them to The comments will be distributed to all of the Commissioners and read into the record. If you wish to comment on a specific agenda item, please identify the item in your email.

Public comments will be made available to the public upon request.

Any member of the public requiring a reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Commission at least 48 hours prior to the meeting at or (714) 834-2206.

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