Warren County Health Services
1st FIVE Program


1st FIVE Coalition Meetings:

None Scheduled

What IS 1st FIVE?
1st Five is a public-private partnership bridging family practice providers and pediatricians with public health services. The 1st Five Program supports family practice providers and pediatricians in the earlier detection of social-emotional and developmental delays and family risk-related factors in children birth to 5 and coordinates referrals, interventions and follow-up.
1st Five Parent Brochure

HOW can 1st FIVE help you?
1st Five can connect a family to a resource in their community. 1st Five helps families by following up with a phone call or a home visit. 1st Five will keep your family practice provider or pediatrician informed on what resources your family has utilized.

We can follow up with a phone call, home visit and assistance with referrals to services in the community and surrounding communities.

We will keep provider informed of progress being made with the child and family.

1st FIVE Potential Reasons for Referral:

  • Early Intervention & Evaluation Services
  • Developmental Delay
  • Speech Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Financial Stress
  • Family /Relationship Stress
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Child Care
  • Head Start & Preschool
  • Family Support Services
  • Housing Resources
  • Maternal Caregiver Depression
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Behavior Issues
  • Parent Education Programs
  • Food Assistance
  • Family Planning
  • Medicaid/Dental/ hawk-i Insurance Needs
  • Substance Abuse
  • Transportation Concerns

  • HOW does it work?

    1st FIVE Chart
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  • Provider recognizes a developmental delay in child age 0-5 or notes family issues that may affect mental well-being of child.
  • Referral is sent to Warren County Health Services to follow up with family.
  • 1st Five coordinator contacts family to discuss issues they are facing and services that would be beneficial.
  • Referrals are made to community services
  • 1st Five coordinator keeps provider updated on progress with services and referrals made