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Phoenix South Region



Population of young children (under age 6)


Percentage of young children living in poverty

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The Phoenix South Region is primarily the southern part of the city of Phoenix. Phoenix South Regional Partnership Council provides services in the city of Phoenix, south of Thomas Road, but also including the communities of Maryvale, north of Thomas (full ZIP code areas of 85031 and 85033 and the city of Phoenix portion of 85037). The region does not include Ahwatukee.


The Phoenix South 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:

  • Providing scholarships for children to access high-quality early learning settings
  • Improving quality and access to child care and preschool programs
  • Strengthening and supporting families through voluntary home visiting and family resource centers

First Things First Staff

Annette Sutfin

Sr. Director, Phoenix/GRIC Regional Area


Janet Moore

Regional Director, Phoenix South


Danae Gandara

Administrative Specialist II - Phoenix Regions


Randy Clarke

Community Engagement Coordinator - Phoenix Area


Austin Bates

Community Engagement Coordinator - Phoenix Area


Regional Office

4000 N Central Ave
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85012

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