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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 FTF Colorado River Indian Tribe Regional Council funds the Colorado River Indian Tribes Library in Parker, Arizona.
When a local child care center in Parker closed, the FTF Colorado River Indian Tribes Regional Partnership Council stepped in.
Daris Laffoon has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Colorado River Indian Tribes Champion for Young Children.
FTF’s Transition to Kindergarten Strategy is designed to help children who have not had the benefit of attending preschool to get classroom experience.
The program has proven to be very successful. Families have made a great effort to attend each class, and it has encouraged parents to learn with their…
The region’s council was lauded for implementing a Summer Transition to Kindergarten program for children on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.
Mariah Sharpe was recently recognized as the 2018 First Things First Colorado River Indian Tribes Champion for Young Children.
Amanda Lucas remembers that shortly after enrolling her 2 ½-year-old daughter Layla at the SonShine Center in Parker, the toddler was ready to take center…
Chase Nelson started kindergarten with a bigger vocabulary and more self-confidence thanks to the Tuesdays he spent at the library with his mom.Andrea…