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Birth to Five Helpline

A free service available to all Arizona families with young children, (as well as parents-to-be), who have questions about their baby, toddler or preschooler. Ask experts about your child’s feeding, sleep, behavior or any other concern. The Birth to Five Helpline is here to help.

Birth to Five Helpline

Southwest Human Development More Information

Book Distribution

Having books at home helps increase the frequency of reading, which exposes young children to more words and helps lay the foundation for early language and literacy.

Book Distribution

Peach Springs Unified School District 8 403 Diamond Creek Road, Peach Springs, AZ, 86434 More Information

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Safford City Graham County Library 808 S 7th Avenue, Safford, AZ, 85286 More Information

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Gila County Library District 1400 E Ash St, Globe, AZ, 85501 More Information

Child Care and Preschool

Quality early learning programs help children develop important social, emotional and learning skills they’ll need in school and in life. More than 1,000 child care providers and preschool programs across Arizona participate in FTF’s Quality First and are committed to quality improvement. Many offer Quality First Scholarships that help low-income families afford quality early learning. Visit FirstThingsFirst.org/child-care to find programs near you.

Quality First

First Things First More Information

Community Based Language and Literacy

Being aware of the importance of early language and literacy development, and having opportunities to participate in early language and literacy workshops help parents set their children up for success.

Reach Out and Read

Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics SRPMIC River People Health Center, Scottsdale, AZ, 85256 More Information

Community Based Language and Literacy

Arizona's Children Association 3636 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85012 More Information

Gowa: Teachable Moments for Apache Children

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension 400 Apache Avenue, San Carlos, AZ, 85550 More Information

Reach Out and Read

Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics 2600 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85004 More Information

Story School

Make Way for Books 700 N Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ, 85705 More Information

Phoenix Public Library Early Literacy Programs

City of Phoenix Library 1221 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85004 More Information

Early Literacy Program

Safford City-Graham County Library 808 S 7th Avenue, Safford, AZ, 85546 More Information

Colorado River Indian Tribes Early Literacy Program

Colorado River Indian Tribes 2666 Mohave Road, Parker, AZ, 85344 More Information

Dental / Oral Health

Prevent tooth decay by having a professional check your child’s teeth (or yours, if you’re pregnant), protect your child’s teeth with fluoride, and get a referral to a dentist if you need one.

North Country’s Oral Health Program

North Country Healthcare More Information

First Smiles

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Yuma 2200 W 28th Street, Yuma, AZ, 85364 More Information

Dignity Health Early Childhood Oral Health Program

Dignity Community Care dba Chandler Regional Medical Center More Information

First Smiles

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Pinal County More Information

Developmental and Sensory Screening

Have your child checked for vision, hearing or developmental concerns (including communication, social-emotional, problem-solving and motor skills) and, if needed, get a referral for further evaluation or support.

Developmental & Sensory Screening

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Gila County-San Carlos Apache Tribe More Information

Developmental & Sensory Screening

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Pinal County 820 E Cottonwood Ln , Casa Grande, AZ, 85122 More Information

Developmental & Sensory Screening

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. dba Parenting Arizona 715 W Mariposa Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85013 More Information

Developmental & Sensory Screening

Navajo Nation Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation Services Navajo Nation Education Center, Window Rock, AZ, 86515 More Information

FTF Gila Region Developmental and Sensory Screening Program

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Gila County More Information

Family, Friend and Neighbor Caregivers

Many children spend parts of the day with non-parent caregivers in informal home settings. Learn how you can better support the health, development and learning of the young children in your care through health and safety practices, educational activities and understanding more about child development.

Family, Friend and Neighbor Caregivers

Arizona Children Association More Information

Arizona Kith and Kin Project

Candelen More Information

Family, Friend, Neighbor Caregivers Outreach Assistance Project

United Way of Pinal County More Information

Arizona Kith and Kin Project

Candelen More Information

Arizona Kith and Kin Project

Candelen More Information

Arizona Kith and Kin Project

Candelen More Information

Arizona Kith and Kin Project

Candelen More Information

Arizona Kith and Kin Project

Candelen More Information

Family Resource Centers

Bring your children and take classes and workshops from trained parent educators, connect with community resources and more, all in one convenient location.

Gila Bend Family Resource Center

Town of Gila Bend 303 E Pima St, Gila Bend, AZ, 85337 More Information

Phoenix Families First Resource Center at Beuf Community Center

City of Phoenix 3435 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Phoenix, AZ, 85027 More Information

Famly Resource Center at Valleywise Community Health Center-Chandler

Valleywise Health 811 S Hamilton St, Chandler, AZ, 85225 More Information

Guadalupe Family Resource Center

CPLC Parenting Arizona 5834 E. Calle Santos Bravo, Guadalupe, AZ, 85283 More Information

Scottsdale Family Resource Center

City of Scottsdale 6535 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale, AZ, 85251 More Information

Thrive to Five Family Resource Center at Thew Elementary

Tempe Elementary School District 2130 E. Howe Ave, Tempe, AZ, 85281 More Information

Surprise Resource Center

City of Surprise 12425 W. Bell Rd., Surprise, AZ, 85374 More Information

Deer Valley Family Resource Center at Copper Creek Elementary

Deer Valley Unified School District 7071 E. Hillcrest Blvd, Glendale, AZ, 85310 More Information

Deer Valley Family Resource Center at New River Elementary

Deer Valley Unified School District 48827 N. Black Canyon Freeway, New River, AZ, 85087 More Information

Washington Resource Information Center at Moon Mountain Elementary

Washington Elementary School District 13425 N. 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85029 More Information

Washington Resource Information Center at Sunset Elementary

Washington Elementary School District 4626 W. Mountain View Rd, Glendale, AZ, 85302 More Information

Washington Resource Information Center Main Hub at Octotillo Elementary

Washington Elementary School District 3225 W. Ocotillo Rd, Phoenix, AZ, 85017 More Information

LSS Family Resource Center at Solano Elementary School

Lutheran Social Services 1526 W Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85015 More Information

Paradise Valley Family Resource Center

Paradise Valley Unified School District 17835 N 44th St, Phoenix, AZ, 85032 More Information

Creighton Family Resource Center

Creighton Elementary School District 2052 N. 36th Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85008 More Information

Phoenix Families First Resource Center at AeroTerra

City of Phoenix 700 N 18th St, Phoenix, AZ, 85006 More Information

Phoenix Families First Resource Center at Burton Barr Library

City of Phoenix 1221 N Central Ave , Phoenix, AZ, 85004 More Information

Buckeye Family Resource Center at Buckeye Elementary School

Buckeye School District 210 S. 6th Street, Buckeye, AZ, 85326 More Information

Nogalas Family Resource Center

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Santa Cruz County 855 N Bautista Street, Nogales, AZ, 85621 More Information

AZ Complete Health Avondale Resource Center

City of Avondale 995 E Riley Drive, Avondale, AZ, 85323 More Information

LSS Family Resource Center West Mesa at First Evangelical Lutheran Church

Lutheran Social Services 142 N Date, Mesa, AZ, 85201 More Information

Lutheran Social Services Family Resource Center East Mesa at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

Lutheran Social Services 612 S Ellsworth Rd, Mesa, AZ, 85208 More Information

AZCEND

AZCEND 132 W Bruce Ave, Gilbert, AZ, 85233 More Information

Rio Rico Family Resource Center

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Santa Cruz County 131 Camino Maricopa, Rio Rico, AZ, 85648 More Information

Patagonia Family Resource Center

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Santa Cruz County 346 Duquesne Ave, Patagonia, AZ, 85624 More Information

Family Resource Center at Sahuarita Food Bank

United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona 17750 South La Cañada Drive, Sahuarita, AZ, 85629 More Information

Family Resource Center at Valleywise Community Health Center

Valleywise 33 E. Tamarisk, Phoenix, AZ, 85041 More Information

Sunset Ridge Elementary Family Resource Center

Pendergast 8490 W. Missouri Ave, Glendale, AZ, 85307 More Information

Rio Vista Elementary Family Resource Center

Pendergast 10237 W. Encanto Blvd, Avondale, AZ, 85392 More Information

Pendergast Family Resource Center Hub

Pendergast 10550 W. Mariposa Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85037 More Information

University of Arizona-Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County 4615 S. 22nd Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85040 More Information

Heart of Isaac Community Center

Issac School District 1403 N. 32nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85009 More Information

Family Resource Center at Valleywise Comprehensive Health Center

Valleywise 2525 E. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85008 More Information

Chandler CARE Center

Chandler CARE Center 777 E. Galveston Street, Chandler, AZ, 85225 More Information

Family Support Coordination

When families have the support they need to connect to timely and effective information, resources and services, they can better support their family with young children and ensure they have what they need to thrive.

Yuma Parents as Teachers for Special Needs Program

Easter Seals Blake Foundation More Information

Family Support Coordination Program

Navajo Nation Department of Dine Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services 2556 Morgan Blvd., Window Rock, AZ, 86504 More Information

Parents As Teachers

The Learning Center for Kids, dba Root for Kids Beaver Dam Center, Beaver Dam, AZ, 86432 More Information

Parents As Teachers

The Learning Center for Kids, dba Root for Kids Colorado City Center, Colorado City, AZ, 86021 More Information

Family Support Coordination

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. dba Parenting Arizona More Information

Family Support Coordination

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. dba Parenting Arizona More Information

Home Visitation

Work 1-on-1 with a trained and caring parent educator, in the convenience of your own home, to build on the parenting skills you already have and nurture your child’s health, development and learning.

Growing in Beauty Home Visiting

Navajo Nation Department of Dine Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services More Information

Parents As Teachers

Child & Family Resources More Information

Parents as Teachers

Chicanos Por La Causa More Information

Parents as Teachers

Chicanos Por La Causa More Information

Parents as Teachers

Chicanos Por La Causa More Information

Early Steps (Parents As Teachers)

Cocopah Tribe 1415 S Veterans Drive, Somerton, AZ, 85350 More Information

Healthy Families

Southwest Human Development More Information

Parents As Teachers

Ft. McDowell Yavapai Nation More Information

Healthy Families – Safford

Child & Family Resources 1491 W. Thatcher Blvd, Safford, AZ, 85546 More Information

Hualapai Early Childhood Home Visitation

Hualapai Tribe 488 Hualapai Way, Peach Springs, AZ, 86434 More Information

Parents As Teachers

Child & Family Resources More Information

Parents As Teachers

Arizona's Children Association 3636 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85012 More Information

Parents As Teachers

Easterseals Blake Foundation More Information

Healthy Families

Southwest Human Development More Information

Parents As Teachers

Arizona's Children Association 3636 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85012 More Information

In-Home Family Support

United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona 330 N Commerce Park Loop, Tucson, AZ, 85745 More Information

Parents As Teachers

Easterseals Blake Foundation 1115 E. Florence Blvd, Case Grande, AZ, 85122 More Information

Los Padres son los Primeros Maestro

Los Padres/Santa Cruz County School Superintendent’s Office 21 E Court Street, Nogales, AZ, 85621 More Information

Healthy Families

Southwest Human Development More Information

Parents As Teachers

Child & Family Resources More Information

Parents As Teachers

Arizona's Children Association 3636 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, 85012 More Information

Parents As Teachers

Child & Family Resources More Information

Healthy Families

Child & Family Resources More Information

Parents as Teachers

Chicanos Por La Causa More Information

Transition to Kindergarten

Introducing your child to what they’ll experience in a kindergarten classroom can reduce their stress — and yours — and help them be ready to succeed in school.

Summer Transition to Kindergarten

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Education Department 11562 East Highland Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ, 85256 More Information

Language, Literacy and Culture in Tribal Communities

Children learn from their cultural experiences and use that learning in a unique way to develop a new understanding of the world (NAEYC, November 2019).

Language, Literacy and culture in Tribal Communities – WMAT

Arizona's Children Association More Information

Dr. Fernando Escalante Tribal Library- Community Library & Resource Center

Pasqua Yaqui Tribe 5100 W Calle Tetakusim, Tucson, AZ, 85757 More Information

Nutrition and Physical Activity

Participate in a series of fun classes to be more informed about nutrition and wellness and help motivate your family to eat healthy and be physically active.

SW Nutrition and Physical Activity Program

Maricopa County Department of Public Health More Information

Colorado River Indian Tribes Nutrition and Physical Activity Program

Colorado River Indian Tribes Department of Health Services 1321 S Mohave Ave, Parker, AZ, 85344 More Information

Let’s Cook, Let’s Eat, Let’s Play

Cocopah Indian Tribe - Tribal Health and Maintenance Program 14515 S Veterans Drive, Somerton, AZ, 85350 More Information

Parenting Education

Attend a series of group classes proven to increase your understanding of child development and improve your parenting skills.

Active Parenting: First Five Years

Arizona's Children Association More Information

Nurturing Skills for Teen Parents

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community 10005 E Osborn Road, Scottsdale, AZ, 85256 More Information

Raising a Reader

Apache Junction Public Library 1177 N Idaho Road, Apache Junction, AZ, 85119 More Information

Active Parenting: First Five Years

Arizona Youth Partnership 5515 S Apache Avenue, Globe, AZ, 85501 More Information

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension 1140 N. Columbo Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ, 85635 More Information

Supporting Children with Special Needs

Get individualized support and coaching to help you identify and address developmental concerns early, respond to challenging behaviors, and support your child’s physical, social and emotional development.

Little Learners

High Country Early Intervention More Information

Side by Side

Southwest Human Development More Information

Growing in Beauty

Navajo Nation Department of Diné Education – Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation Services More Information

Well-Child Care

Get 1-on-1 help to schedule medical appointments, enroll in insurance and other services, and learn how you can support your child’s healthy development.

Health Steps

North Country Healthcare 2920 N Fourth St., Flagstaff, AZ, 86004 More Information

Healthy Steps Program

Callie Pediatrics 6636 E Carondelet Drive, Tucson, AZ, 85710 More Information

Healthy Steps for Young Children

North Country Healthcare 2500 E Hunt Road, Show Low, AZ, 85901 More Information

Healthy Steps for Young Children

North Country Healthcare 2650 E Show Low Lake Rd., Show Low, AZ, 85901 More Information

Healthy Steps for Young Children

North Country Healthcare 2109 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ, 86025 More Information

Healthy Steps for Young Children

North Country Healthcare 488 S Mountain Ave, Springerville, AZ, 85938 More Information

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