Chowchilla Family Resource Center (FRC)



The First 5 Family Resource Centers are a one-stop shop for families with young children for parenting resources and children activities.  Our goal is to ensure all parents have the tools and resources they need to raise happy and healthy children.

March 2020



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First 5 Family Resource Center

405 Trinity Avenue, Chowchilla CA 93638

Ph: 559-201-5000 Fax: 559-665-0490

At the FRC, you will find:

  • Weekly fun and educational activities for children ages 0-5 years old
  • Special family events
  • Parent and caregiver seminars
  • Six (6) weeks pre-school sessions (Pre-Kindergarten University-PKU)
  • Car seat safety checks
  • Car seat safety training
  • Case management
  • Resource and Referrals to family support resources
  • Developmental screenings (ASQ) for children ages 0-5 years old
  • Supervised family visitation
  • Free New Parent Kits
  • WIC services/enrollment
  • Employment support services through Madera County Workforce Investments Corporation
  • Volunteer opportunities for parents, caregivers, and the community to assist with programming and special events

To learn more about the programs and services available at the Chowchilla Family Resource Center, please call us at 559-201-5000 or come visit the FRC today.


The First 5 Madera Family Resource Center is always looking for volunteers to support with programming and special events.  Volunteers will help in our efforts to support families and help ensure children are happy, healthy, and prepared for success in school and in life.
Volunteer Application


Community partners and agencies can request to reserve rooms at the Madera Family Resource Centers for meetings and professional trainings.  All reservations are subject to availability.
Room Reservation Form
"I enjoy taking both my girls to the First 5 Center because they get exposed to a fun, friendly and educational class-like setting. I like that they practice their ABCs and shapes daily. I feel that it is has really helped my three-year old as she is about to begin pre-school this fall."
Adriana Gudgel, Parent