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Phoenix North Region

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66,337

Population of young children (under age 6)

24%

Percentage of young children living in poverty

(Click for a detailed map.)

The Phoenix North Region is primarily the city of Phoenix north of Thomas Road. The region also includes the unincorporated communities of Anthem and New River to the north. Note that the Phoenix neighborhoods of Ahwatukee and Paradise Valley Village are assigned to the East Maricopa Region, and some Phoenix neighborhoods adjacent to Glendale are assigned to the Northwest Maricopa Region.

Priorities

The Phoenix North Regional Partnership Council makes strategic investments to support the healthy development and learning of the young children in the region. The regional council’s 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
  • Oral health screenings and fluoride varnishes
  • Developmental and sensory screenings
  • Strengthening families through voluntary home visiting and family resource centers


First Things First Staff

Jeanine Bashir

Sr. Director, Phoenix Regional Area & Gila River Indian Community

602.771.5045

Karyn Parker

Regional Director. Phoenix North

602.771.5056

Linn Carrasco

Program Service Coordinator

602.771.4017

Diane Joralmon

Administrative Assistant III - Phoenix Regions & Gila River Indian Community

602.771.5070

Brione Gandara

Administrative Assistant II - Phoenix Regions & Gila River Indian Community

602.771.5131

Regional Office

4000 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012

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