FOREVER FATHERS CELEBRATES 5 YEARS

KidsFirst understands that children without an involved father are more likely to be involved in unhealthy relationships, experience anxiety and depression, become incarcerated and even commit suicide.   We know that children from fatherless homes: make up 85% of all youth in...

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BON VOYAGE, Barbara!

Please help us celebrate Barbara's accomplishments and send her off into retirement with our best wishes.   Be our guest at her retirement party where special guests and colleagues will thank her on behalf of the thousands of Placer families and...

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SUMMER is SIMMERING

Keep the kids entertained and engaged this summer at KidsFirst. Both our Roseville and Auburn locations are offering a multi-week, themed summer program that can give parents a few hours to themselves. ROSEVILLE: AUBURN:

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Go GIRL!

GIRLeader Our girls empowerment camp is one week focused on educational opportunities that cultivate healthy and productive lifestyles, body image and self-awareness in future female leaders. Applications are due June 10.

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SNACKS for SUMMER

When school is out for the summer, we welcome a significant increase in the number of school-age children in our programs. That means that KidsFirst is in need of more healthy snacks to keep our kids comfortable and satiated....

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Outreach with a Smile: CHANTELLE COMEAU

The smiling face you see at any of KidsFirst's volunteer or outreach events is Chantelle Comeau, our Volunteer, Community Education and Outreach Manager. Born and raised in South Lake Tahoe, Chantelle has always had a passion for public service. During her...

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30 Years of Preventing Child Abuse

Each year we commemorate April as Child Abuse Prevention Month with our Annual Putting Kids First Awards Luncheon. This year's event was another packed house and heartwarming reminder of the work that continues to be done in our...

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Barbara Besana Announces Her Retirement

After five years of leading the KidsFirst team of professionals, sponsors and volunteers and galvanizing community support for the programs and services provided to Placer County families, KidsFirst Executive Director Barbara Besana has announced her much-deserved retirement. During her tenure,...

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Upcoming Parenting Classes

Forever Fathers - There's still time to join this free 8-Week Course for dads and caretakers to talk about the challenges that men face - anger, stress, depression, relationship problems and parenting. The Incredible Years - This free 12-week class...

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