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Pima South Region



Population of young children (under age 6)


Percentage of young children living in poverty

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The Pima South Region is defined as the southern portion of Pima County, not including the lands belonging to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Tohono O’odham Nation, plus a small part of Santa Cruz County around the Amado community.


The Pima 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 access to quality health care coverage and services
  • Scholarships for young children to access high-quality child care
  • Helping families with young children to access supports and services
  • Increasing early childhood community partnerships to serve young children and families 

First Things First Staff

Jaymie Jacobs

Regional Director, Pima South


Jessica Harrington

Sr. Director, Southeast Regional Area


Kim Beck

Administrative Assistant II - Pascua Yaqui & Pima South


Chinna Garza

Community Outreach Assistant


Regional Office

3610 N Prince Village Pl
Ste 100
Tucson, AZ 85719

Region Stories — Pima South More Stories from Pima South

Parents as Teachers provides support to Tucson mom of special needs son

  • home visitation

The FTF Pima South Region funds the program, which provides parents with free, in-home visits from a parent educator.

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Pima County Parenting Coalition is the 2021 Pima South Champion for Young Children

  • champion

The Pima County Parenting Coalition has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Pima South Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local…

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Parenting class at state prison complex in Tucson helps create positive learning environment for young kids

  • family support

A parenting education program funded by the FTF Pima South Region helps incarcerated parents create positive learning environments for their children.

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