Recent Videos & Media
Thrive By Five Pinellas is committed to sharing information with families and caregivers that will support the holistic early development of children from birth to five.
How to Get Connected to Services in Pinellas
Dr. Bilan Joseph, the Director of Thrive by Five Pinellas, walks you through how to use their online screener TB5 Connects.
Raising Antiracist Babies Episode 1: I Love My Hair
Thrive By Five Pinellas presents its Raising Antiracist Babies series. A community initiative designed to help parents talk to their little ones and to other adults about race and racism. Episode 1, read by Taylor Singleton, is a wonderful read aloud of I Love My Hair by Natasha Tarpley. This story reinforces the beauty in differences and encourages young girls to see the beauty in themselves.
Raising Antiracist Babies Episode 2: Hey Black Child
In episode 2 of Raising Antiracist Babies, local small business owner and griot, Gwendolyn Reese, reads a powerful rendition of Hey Black Child! This story encourages black children and all children to dream big and to shoot for the stars.
Helping Your Baby
Deal With Stress
Lisa Negrini from USFs Family Study Center gives you tools to support you and your child's social emotional development during these stressful times.
I Need Help Finding a Job
April Torrigiante from Career Source Pinellas shares how her organization can help you find and apply for employment opportunities within Pinellas County. Visit www.CareerSourcePinellas.com for more information or contact them at 727-524-4344. To schedule an appointment to use the computer at Gulf to Bay, call 727-608-2408 and for South County call 727-608-2512.
I Need Help Feeding My Family
Courtney Covington from PEMHS shares several resources within Pinellas County to help families find food during these difficult times we are living in.
I Need Help With An Eviction
Tammy Greer from Gulf Coast Legal Services shares how her firm provides free eviction mitigation help for families in danger of being evicted in Pinellas County. Tammy also talks about the CDCs temporary halt in evictions. The halt expires December 31st. Contact Tammy right away for assistance today: 727-821-0726
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Thrive By Five engages hundreds of stakeholders countywide, including local influencers, social and human services providers, education/nonprofit leaders, government officials, and business and civic organizations. Together, we can better pinpoint opportunities for our resource-rich community to work more collaboratively and effectively to meet the needs of Pinellas County's children.