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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.
Faith communities play an important role in supporting high-quality early childhood experiences to help children be ready for kindergarten.
Doreen Oliver is the closing keynote speaker at the FTF Early Childhood Summit, where she shares experiences of raising a child with autism.
The new child abuse prevention campaign focuses on ways communities can help strengthen families through simple, every day suggestions.
“Parenting takes a community” is the new statewide campaign to mark National Child Abuse Prevention month.
FTF supports programs for families of young children who face challenges because they have a parent in jail or prison.
Raising a young child comes with both joys and challenges, and no parent is perfect. To help families do their best in guiding their children’s healthy…
Every family that comes in for a well-child visit appointment gets an age-appropriate book and development information for their child
The WISH Parent Education Program teachers families about brain development, milestones, communication, discipline and caring for children.
The FTF Southwest Maricopa Regional Partnership Council funds the home visitation strategy which offers individualized support to parents of young children.