Health screenings

FIRST 5 partners with the Healthier Kids Foundation (HKF) to provide FREE vision, dental, and hearing screenings to children under age six throughout Santa Clara County. If your child needs additional services, HKF will follow up with you to connect you to additional care.


Program Specialists develop Family Success Plans with recently released parents and caregivers with children under age six to connect them to programs, services, and activities within their local community, such as:

  • Ongoing support to access key resources
  • Connections to FIRST 5 Family Resource Centers
    • Health screenings for children including vision, hearing, dental, developmental, and behavioral
    • Home visitation and therapeutic services
  • Connection to the Santa Clara County Reentry Resource Center
  • Parenting workshops
  • Health, nutrition, and wellness information
  • School readiness activities for children
  • Children’s health insurance enrollment and connection to a Medi-Cal Home Physician
  • Connection to the FIRST 5 Health and Early Learning System of Care