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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.
The collaboration between First Things First and Arizona’s military bases is evident during April’s Month of the Military Child.
The FTF Cochise Regional Council funds the Arizona’s Children Association Education Program which helps parents learn about early childhood brain…
The FTF Cochise Regional Partnership Council funds Parents as Teachers, a home visitation program that provides in-home parent coaching.
The FTF Cochise Region and FTF Graham/Greenlee Region recently received two separate grants to fund early childhood mental health consultation.
The FTF Cochise Region funds medical home care coordination, where case managers work with families to review care plans and manage medical appointments.
FTF was recently recognized for funding the Early Childhood Optimal Health program in Douglas, through the FTF Cochise Region’s Care Coordination Strategy.
A new oral health campaign in the First Things First Cochise Region has launched to raise awareness about the importance of early dental care for babies,…
Raising student achievement in school should start with investment in early childhood.
First-time mom Athena Reynolds was looking for a support system.“I was clueless,” Reynolds said, thinking back to when her son Alexander was born. “I…