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Pima North Region

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48,054

Population of young children (under age 6)

27%

Percentage of young children living in poverty

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The Pima North Region is defined as the northern portion of Pima County, not including the lands belonging to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Tohono O’odham Nation. The region includes the city of South Tucson, the towns of Oro Valley and Marana, and the unincorporated communities of Catalina Foothills, Tanque Verde, Picture Rocks, Catalina, Avra Valley and Nelson. It does not include the Redington area in the northeastern corner of Pima County, which is assigned to the Cochise Region.

Priorities

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

  • Strengthening families through voluntary home visiting and parenting education
  • 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

Learn about FTF’s impact in this region


First Things First Staff

Heather Friedman

Regional Director, Pima North Regional

520.628.6666

Jessica Harrington

Sr. Director, Southeast Regional Area

520.628.6675

Roxanne Ochoa

Administrative Assistant III, Southeast Regional Area

520.628.6397

Regional Office

3610 N Prince Village Pl
Tucson, AZ 85719

Region Stories — Pima North More Stories from Pima North

Nurse-Family Partnership program helps pregnant Tucson mother ensure her baby is healthy, safe and ready to learn

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“It is so helpful to have someone who is an expert share ideas and resources with me,” said Rosalinda Vergara

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Bill Berk is the 2019 Pima North Region Champion

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Bill Berk has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Pima North Region Champion for Young Children.

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Quality First scholarship helps Tucson boy find a consistent daily routine

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Quality First preschool shows parents the importance of daily structure, such as nap schedules, meal times, reading daily.

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