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For Parents.To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child’s healthy development and learning.
About FTF. Created by Arizona voters, First Things First partners with families and communities to help our state’s young children be ready for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Grants. First Things First invests in strategies and programs that support the development, health and learning of children birth to age 5 (before kindergarten).
Get Involved. First Things First partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.
Week of the Young Child is an annual nationwide celebration that focuses on early learning and the educators who support young children.
Early childhood supporters can help families not get dropped from KidsCare or AHCCCS by encouraging them to update their contact information.
The 2022 FTF Impact Reports give insight into how First Things First is supporting families and their young children in your community.
The report provides information on FTF-funded services that reached thousands of young children, families and the professionals who serve them.
Jeanine Bashir, an FTF senior regional director, was recently honored with a Profiles of Success award by Valle del Sol.
FTF is honoring early childhood champions throughout Arizona who actively volunteer to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood.
There are 36 new regional partnership council members joining the more than 250 dedicated community members across Arizona.
More funding is now available for Arizona child care providers to help with workforce wage increases, bonuses and other employee incentives.
The collaboration between First Things First and Arizona’s military bases is evident during April’s Month of the Military Child.