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Sesame Street Muppets in a group

Sesame Street in Communities expands to Maricopa County to build young kids’ coping skills

  • family support

Families can watch “Little Children, Big Challenges” with the Sesame Street Muppets on Facebook Premiere at 10 a.m. Arizona time, Oct. 6.

Mom holding baby while facetiming family member

Strong social connections key to supporting families

  • family support

During times of social distancing, FTF reminds families that there are ways to reach out and find places offering family support through social connections.

close up of newborn baby holding an adult hand

Helping home visitors serve substance-exposed newborns and their families

  • health & nutrition

FTF recently received a grant that will provide additional training to parent educators who work with families of substance-exposed newborn babies.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Full force of community needed to support families during difficult times

  • family support

During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Prevent Child Abuse Arizona offers free webinars to help professionals help families build their resilience.

mom holding small baby

Helping smooth the transition to parenthood

  • health & nutrition

As Arizona’s early childhood agency, FTF recognizes the important first months in a newborn’s life and is sponsoring the 4th Trimester Arizona…

mom working with daughter to sort colored balls.

Helping families find the best fit for home visitation

  • family support

A program supported by First Things First is making it a little easier for families to find support as their child’s first teacher through in-home visits.

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallegos

Four new Phoenix-area family resource centers make resources more accessible

  • early learning

FTF and the City of Phoenix have partnered to open four new family resource centers dedicated to providing services to families with young children.

community center ribbon cutting

Douglas children’s clinic offers wrap-around services for its families

  • family support

FTF was recently recognized for funding the Early Childhood Optimal Health program in Douglas, through the FTF Cochise Region’s Care Coordination Strategy.

parentz pod family support programs

Podcast: We’re Here for You

  • parenting

Learn about parenting and early childhood programs available in Arizona, at no cost to you, to help you do your best for your baby, toddler or preschooler.

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