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Kith and Kin program helps Whiteriver mom be a better parent and caregiver

  • tribal

The FTF White Mountain Apache Trine Regional Council funds the Kith and Kim program for family, friends and neighbors who provide home-based child care.

Young boy sitting on a bed surrounded by books and activities.

Kith and Kin Project helps speech development of young Kayenta boy

  • tribal

The FTF Navajo Nation Regional Council funds the Kith and Kin Project for family, friends and neighbors who provide home-based child care.

Grandparents smiling on the sofa with their grandchildren

Family, Friends and Neighbor program helps Maricopa grandmother prepare granddaughter for…

  • grandparents

The FTF Pinal Regional Partnership Council funds the Family, Friends and Neighbor program, which focuses on supporting in-home child care providers.

Two boys in a preschool classroom

Kith and Kin program helps Phoenix mom provide structure in son’s life

  • social-emotional development

The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council funds the Kith and Kin program to empower caregivers with tools to encourage a healthy development for children.

Pinal Grandparent Carla Jones

Family, friend and neighbor child care providers learn they are teachers, too

  • Pinal

Research shows that providing information and support to family, friend and neighbor to early caregivers can have meaningful positive impact.


Pinal grandparents find help to overcome toddler’s learning delays

  • school readiness

Carla Jones of Maricopa suspected that something was wrong when her grandson was just 2 years old. Little Kémon showed signs of learning delays, and mumbled…


Grandparents rise to the challenge

  • grandparents

Proud parents of two young girls, Katelyn Redlin and her husband live in Maricopa but work during the day in Chandler. Soon after their second child,…

Support for Holbrook grandparents raising grandchildren

  • family friend and neighbor care

Cathy Grant’s grandson had a rough start in life.When he and his younger sister came to live with Grant, Jacob was almost 4. Yet, he had speech delays and…

Supporting grandparents in their role as second-time-around caregivers

  • family support

​​​​​​​ “Nana, Nana!” Kate and Alexa run in to Cindy’s Fredonia home every morning excited to have breakfast and play with their grandma.…

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