for Learning

Providing Parent and Child Together classes and resources for your family

Throughout Ventura County, the First 5 Neighborhoods for Learning (NfLs) are helping families raise children who are healthy, nurtured, and prepared for kindergarten. We offer Parent and Child Together (PACT) classes, screenings, referrals, parent education, resources and more for your family.

Recognized nationally for excellence, NfLs are resource hubs supporting children prenatal through age five and their families. A child’s brain develops faster from birth to age three than at any other period in life, building the foundation for a child’s future learning, behavior, and health. Parents and other caregivers can play a lead role in their child’s healthy development, but often they are stretched in the earliest months and years of their child’s life. The impact of parents may never be greater than during the earliest years of life.

Learn more about Neighborhoods for Learning

PACT Classes

The 13 NfL locations offer Parent and Child Together (PACT) classes for families with children ages 0–5. The NfLs are open and hosting online classes weekly through Zoom, Facebook and ClassDojo, in the safety of your home. We look forward to hosting in-person classes as soon as it is safe. Our online programs continue to offer high-quality, teacher-led educational experiences.

PACT classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays, or Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information and to enroll, visit the website or email

NfL Locations

All PACT classes are currently held online. We look forward to hosting in-person classes as soon as it is safe.

East County

Serving: Camarillo, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oak Park,  Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks

Phone: (805) 638-7868


  • Pleasant Valley SEA
    550 Temple Ave, Camarillo


  • Ruben Castro Center
    612 B Spring Street, Moorpark

Simi Valley

  • Justin Early Learners Academy
    2245 N Justin Ave, Simi Valley

Thousand Oaks

  • University Early Childhood Center at University Elementary
    2801 Atlas Ave, Thousand Oaks

Oxnard Plains

Serving: Oxnard, Port Hueneme

Phone: (805) 512-0220


  • La Escuelita CDC
    1500 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard
  • Harrington Elementary
    451 E. Olive St, Oxnard
  • Mar Vista Elementary
    2382 Etting Rd, Oxnard
  • Rio Plaza Elementary
    3300 Cortez Street, Oxnard

Port Hueneme

  • Julien Hathaway Elementary
    405 E Dollie St, Oxnard

West County

Serving: Fillmore, Oak View, Ojai, Piru, Santa Paula, Ventura

(805) 340-9608


  • Sespe Elementary
    627 Sespe Ave, Fillmore

Santa Paula

  • Santa Paula Family Resource Center
    217 N. 10th Street, Santa Paula


  • Sheridan Way Elementary
    573 Sheridan Way, Ventura
  • Will Rogers Elementary
    316 Howard St, Ventura
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