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Pinal Region

pinal

34,984

Population of young children (under age 6)

24%

Percentage of young children living in poverty

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The Pinal Region is defined as Pinal County, not including the lands belonging to the Gila River Indian Community, the Tohono O’odham Nation or the San Carlos Apache Tribe. The region does include the land belonging to the Ak-Chin Indian Community.

Priorities

The Pinal Regional Partnership Council makes strategic investments to support the healthy development and learning of the young children in the region. The council’s regional priorities include:

  • Improving the quality of child care and preschool programs
  • Scholarships for children to access high-quality early learning
  • Improving the quality of family, friend and neighbor care
  • Strengthening families through voluntary home visiting and parenting education
  • Developmental, sensory and oral health screenings
  • Effective collaboration among system partners


Pinal Community Resource Referral Form Training

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First Things First Staff

Cindi Alva

Sr. Director, Central East Regional Area

520.836.5838

Katrina Devinny

Regional Director, Pinal

520.836.5838

Michele Reimer

Program Coordination Specialist

520.836.5838

Lois Homewytewa

Administrative Assistant III - Central Region

520.836.5838

Regional Office

1515 E Florence Blvd.
Casa Grande, AZ 85122

Region Stories — Pinal More Stories from Pinal

Sensory and developmental screening helps identify speech delay in Queen Creek

  • Pinal

Like many Queen Creek families last year, Tori Shank, her husband Nathan, and their infant daughter Kayleen didn’t have a lot of interactions with other…

Dani Duran is the 2021 Pinal Champion

  • champion

Dani Duran has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Pinal Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively volunteer…

Grandparents smiling on the sofa with their grandchildren

Family, Friends and Neighbor program helps Maricopa grandmother prepare granddaughter for kindergarten

  • early learning

The FTF Pinal Regional Partnership Council funds the Family, Friends and Neighbor program, which focuses on supporting in-home child care providers.

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