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Mom holding her sons hands as he learns how to walk

Home visitation program provides support to Peach Springs boy with developmental milestones

  • child development

The FTF Hualapai Tribe Regional Council funds the home visitation strategy which offers individualized support to parents of young children.

Dad with beard, mom in navy blue dress, toddler boy, son in yellow t-shirt

Nurse-Family Partnership helps first-time mom learn how to take of care of infant son in Tempe

  • family support

The Nurse-Family Partnership program provides regular visits by trained nurses starting in early pregnancy through the child’s second year.

2020 Gift Guide: The best toys and gifts for young children

  • play

Our interactive guide offers low-cost options by age and stage of development. Many are free, like the best gift you can give: quality time with you.

woman holding hands of young girl, consoling

Court Teams in Maricopa County determined to improve the lives of babies and toddlers in the child…

  • supporting families engaged in the child welfare system

The Court Teams Strategy seeks to increase the awareness of developmental needs of young kids for those working in the child welfare system.

Encuentre Servicios

New online tool helps Spanish-speaking parents find programs and services in their area

  • child development

Encuentre Servicios is a companion to FTF’s Find Programs, which provides an easy way to find FTF-funded programs available near you.

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New tool to help identify developmental milestones available to share with families

  • child development

The new Ages and Stages online tool offers activities that families can do with their child to promote healthy development.

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What to expect at your child’s age and stage of development

  • child development

All children develop differently, but it helps to know if your child is meeting typical milestones and what to look for if you have any concerns.

Nurse giving a baby a vaccination

Childhood immunization rates slipping to dangerously low levels

  • child development

FTF is working with early childhood partners to urge families to keep their babies, toddlers and preschoolers on schedule for their immunizations.

dads and young children

Dear Dads: You’re doing fine

  • fatherhood

Now’s a good time to think about the important role you play in your child’s life and have a game plan for dealing with stress and uncertainty.

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