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Family, friend, and neighbor care (FFN) is provided in the child’s or caregiver’s home by a person who is a relative, friend, neighbor, babysitter or nanny. 

Resources for FFNs

Caregiver Cafés are a great way to learn about child development, share challenges, & build friendships and support.

The current Caregiver Cafe is held:

  • the 3rd Thursday of every month, from 9:30-11:00 am

  • at 1128 Yuba Street, Marysville CA 95901 

For more information on current times and locations visit our virtual bulletin board, contact us, or call 530-749-4877.

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Playgroups are a great space for children and their caregivers to get out of the house and socialize, in a developmentally appropriate setting. These regularly scheduled groups support children's social development, ease the transition to school, and improve overall health, while also providing social and health support to parents, knowledge sharing, and learning opportunities.

Learn more about current playgroups by clicking here. 

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First 5 Help Me Grow is a program to provide FREE developmental screenings to children 0-5. Caregivers can work with parents to complete this free and confidential screening today! Learn more here. 


Other Community Resources for FFNs:

  • Monthly Activity Kits from Child Care Planning Council of Yuba-Sutter. Call us at 530-749-4877 to verify current availability. 

  • Books in a Bag Programs at the Yuba County Library. Contact the library to learn more @ (530) 749-7380, on Facebook, or in-person at 303 2nd Street, Marysville, CA. Tuesday thru Friday 12:00pm to 6:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm

  • School Readiness Programs help young children develop socially, physically, emotionally, and intellectually by promoting positive one-to-one interactions between the parent or caregiver and providing both parent-centered and child-centered sessions on a variety of topics. Learn more here. 

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