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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 East Maricopa Regional Partnership Council funds the Healthy Families program, which provides parents with free, in-home visits from a parent educator.
The FTF East Maricopa Region funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.
Many times, parents don’t know where to begin their search for a quality child care center or preschool. QualityFirstAZ.com makes it easy.
After opening Casa de Montessori, the center director was looking to improve. Joining the Quality First program was the perfect solution.
Darla Holmes has been selected as the 2022 First Things First East Maricopa Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…
The FTF East Maricopa Regional Council funds Chandler CARE Family Resource Center to provide a community hub of services and programs for children birth to age…
Ann Lynn DiDomenico has been selected as the 2021 First Things First East Maricopa Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…
The Nurse-Family Partnership program provides regular visits by trained nurses starting in early pregnancy through the child’s second year.
Sharyn Weinheimer has been selected as the 2020 First Things First East Maricopa Regional Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…