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Cochise Region



Percentage of young children living in poverty


Population of young children (under age 6)

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The Cochise Region includes all of Cochise County and the northeastern corner of Pima County.

Strategic Priorities

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

  • Strengthening families through voluntary home visiting
  • Improving the quality of child care and preschool programs
  • Scholarships for children to access high-quality early learning
  • Raising awareness about the importance of oral health in young children

First Things First Staff

Cindi Alva

Sr. Director, Central East Regional Area


Melissa Avant

Regional Director, Cochise


Lois Homewytewa

Administrative Assistant III - Central Region


Kollean McMahon

Administrative Assistant II - Cochise


Regional Office

77 Calle Portal
Sierra Vista, AZ  85635


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