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Nurse-Family Partnership helps first-time mom learn how to take of care of infant son in Tempe

  • child development

The Nurse-Family Partnership program provides regular visits by trained nurses starting in early pregnancy through the child’s second year.

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Supporting families of young kids virtually

  • family support

For many who work with young children, technology has offered an alternative way to provide families with resources and support.

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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.

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Court Teams in Maricopa County determined to improve the lives of babies and toddlers in the child…

  • child development

The Court Teams Strategy seeks to increase the awareness of developmental needs of young kids for those working in the child welfare system.

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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.

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Helping bridge the service gap for children with special needs

  • child development

A pilot program is providing support for families who have developmental concerns about their child, but aren’t eligible for special needs services.

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Helping home visitors serve substance-exposed newborns and their families

  • well-child pediatric visits and care coordination

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.

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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…

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