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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.
Your child’s first five years will have a big impact on their future. Learn how you can help them develop and grow.
For the second year, the First Things First Early Childhood Summit 2021 welcomed 1,400 attendees on Aug. 17 for a virtual conference.
First Things First’s new-and-improved online search tool makes it easy for families with young children to find FTF-funded early childhood programs and…
Use our new-and-improved search tool to find programs and services available near you.
FTF decided a virtual conference on Aug. 17 would provide greater support for Arizona’s early childhood field.
FTF is honoring early childhood champions throughout Arizona who actively volunteer to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood.
First Things First recently bundled its Spanish-language parent resources into one page called Recursos en Español.
Early childhood providers discuss the challenges child care programs face in Arizona and how they are overcoming the odds.
Challenging times are also times of opportunity. Let us use the momentum to push for meaningful and long-lasting change for early childhood.