Skip to content
First Things First First Things First

Latest News from Cocopah Tribe

News and happenings about First Things First

RPC Volunteers

Spotlighting FTF’s longtime volunteers

  • Regional Partnership Councils

Over the next few months, FTF will be spotlighting long-time regional council members through a series of short question and answer articles. We kick off this…

home visitation, quote from father Rigo Mendoza

Cocopah Early Steps guides father and children to new milestones

  • Cocopah Tribe

The FTF Cocopah Tribe Regional Council funds the home visitation program, which offers weekly and bi-weekly visits from a trained parent educator.

Welcome new regional council members

New regional council members share expertise and passion

  • AZ communities

There are 36 new regional partnership council members joining the more than 250 dedicated community members across Arizona.

Cocopah Tribe girl transitions to kindergarten through developing social skills and healthy eating…

  • family activities

The FTF Cocopah Tribe Regional Council funds a transition to kindergarten camp to help prepare children to succeed in kindergarten.

Mom holding young daughter in pink Disney shirt

Health awareness program helps Cocopah families try healthy foods to reduce obesity in young…

  • nutrition and physical activity

The FTF Cocopah Tribe Regional Partnership Council funds the a program designed to promote health and reduce obesity in young children in the region.

text says November is national Native American Heritage Month

Arizona’s tribal communities resiliently continue early childhood services through pandemic

  • Cocopah Tribe

Early childhood providers have found ways to connect with families, despite the lack of internet connection and access to technology.

Mom and daughter smiling

Cocopah Early Steps helps both mom and toddler with smooth transitions

  • Cocopah Tribe

When Olivia was 18-months-old, Stephanie enrolled in a home visitation program and began learning more about brain development and how all children develop at…

Home visits help Cocopah toddler communicate better with family

  • home visitation

​​​​​During a local health fair, a mother of a 2-year-old boy approached the Cocopah Early Steps program table. The mom shared that she and her…

Healthy and ready for school

  • nutrition and physical activity

A child’s most important developmental years are those leading up to kindergarten. Good nutrition is vital to healthy development in young children, and poor…

Stay Up To Date.

Join our email list to keep up with the latest news and information from FTF

Send me:

© First Things First. All Rights Reserved. • Privacy PolicyAccessibilityWebsite FeedbackOmbudsman-Citizens Aide