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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 Graham/Greenlee Regional Council funds the Healthy Families program to offer individualized support to parents of young children.
The video is a conversation with Yuma mother on the impact home visitation made on her parenting and the success she’s seen in her son.
The FTF Cochise Regional Partnership Council funds Parents as Teachers, a home visitation program that provides in-home parent coaching.
The FTF Cocopah Tribe Regional Partnership Council funds the a program designed to promote health and reduce obesity in young children in the region.
The Nurse-Family Partnership program provides regular visits by trained nurses starting in early pregnancy through the child’s second year.
For many who work with young children, technology has offered an alternative way to provide families with resources and support.
Families can watch “Little Children, Big Challenges” with the Sesame Street Muppets on Facebook Premiere at 10 a.m. Arizona time, Oct. 6.
The Court Teams Strategy seeks to increase the awareness of developmental needs of young kids for those working in the child welfare system.
During times of social distancing, FTF reminds families that there are ways to reach out and find places offering family support through social connections.