Welcome to 1st Five
What is 1st Five?
1st Five is a public-private partnership bridging primary care and public health services in Iowa. The 1st Five model supports health providers 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 Model of Implementation
1st Five's Reach in Iowa 2007-2014
- 11 Coordinating sites
- 49 Iowa counties
- 126 Health practices
- 462 Providers
- 118,461 - Estimated number of children birth to age 5 reached
- 7,588 - Families referred from health providers into 1st Five
- 19,223 - Connections from 1st Five out to community services
- ~3 - Community connections made for each family engaged in 1st Five care coordination