Ventura Celebrates Early Education Center With Ribbon Cutting for Local Families and Caregivers

First 5 Ventura County joins Interface Children & Family Services in celebrating the First 5 Neighborhoods for Learning, Powered by Interface, which serve local children prenatal to five and their families.

First 5 Ventura County (F5VC) is pleased to announce the ribbon cutting for the First 5 Neighborhood for Learning, Powered by Interface (NfL) at Will Rogers Elementary. The NfL is an early education hub and resource center for Ventura’s children and families. Each of the 13 NfL locations in Ventura County offers Parent and Child Together classes and family support services.  To celebrate First 5 Ventura County’s early learning initiative and the groundbreaking NfL model for supporting children prenatal to five and their families, First 5 Ventura County will be hosted a ribbon cutting on Thursday, September 5 at the Ventura Neighborhood for Learning. 

Representatives from County Supervisor Steve Bennett, Assmeblymember Monique Limon, and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson’s office were on hand to celebrate this vital community resource. The County of Ventura’s new Mobile Library was also in attendance at the event for families to explore. The Mobile Library offers a full range of library services including: Free Wi-Fi, Wireless Printing, Laptop lending, 3D Printing, STEM & Makerspaces activities, Storytimes, and children’s books. 

Executive Directors Petra Puls (First 5 Ventura County) and Erik Sternad (Interface Children & Family Services)  celebrated Ventura County’s award winning Neighborhoods for Learning model and helped community members learn more about the essential services and classes being offered to Ventura children and families. Parents and caregivers had the opportunity to see the program in action and learn about all the program offerings.

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