Supporting Families from the Start

You’re not alone when you’re connected with a First 5 Center.

The Antioch First 5 Center is a family resource center for moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers of all kinds with children ages 0–5. It’s a place to connect with each other, learn, and get access to community resources.


Connect with us.

Antioch First 5 Center
300 H Street, Antioch, CA 94509
(925) 301-4052

Monday – Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
Closed for Lunch: 1-2pmThursday: 9am – 1pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 9am – 1pm; Select Saturdays

Facebook: @antiochf5c
Instagram: @antiochfirst5center

Due to developing circumstances in our county, some of our events and classes at our First 5 Centers will need to switch to virtual and remote options. Please reach out to your local First 5 Center for current information about any upcoming events.

Register at a First 5 Center.

Your first step to joining the First 5 community is to register at a First 5 Center. Once you’re registered, you can sign up for classes and workshops that help make parenting easier, support you in raising healthy and happy children, and connect you to useful community resources.


En español: Centro de los Primeros 5 Registración



Enroll in FREE classes.

Once registered at a First 5 Center, you can begin to choose from over 20 classes each month full of fun activities for families, workshops for adults, and much more. All services are available at NO COST to you. There’s also drop-in playtime, Saturday classes, monthly events, and classes focused on dads. 

Download our monthly calendar:
September Calendar: English & Spanish
October Calendar: English & Spanish

We are here for support.

We have monthly distributions of diapers, food, activity bags, and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Talk with a Community Resource Specialist.

Our staff are trained in early childhood development and work in partnership with families parenting children ages 0-5. When it comes to kids, no question is too big or too small. We put families first and can help you explore and discover the answers to questions and navigate the different available community services and resources—everything from parenting and childcare to preparing your child for school.

Set up a time to talk with a Community Resource Specialist today.

Maria Esposito
Community Resource Specialist
(925) 348-3613 x2905

Rachel Kahler
Community Resource Specialist
(925) 381-5921 x2903

Shalila Melvin
CRS/Core Program Supervisor I
(925) 519-5941 x7203


"What I love about coming here is that you feel like part of a family. The staff and everybody are so friendly. They welcome you and it’s something for us to do while the kids are learning and growing." Quote from Wajiaha, Mother