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Mother and son with parent educator

Home visitation program helps keep young Hopi boy on track with his milestones

  • family support

LeeAnn Sherman said she was “relieved to see that something like this existed,” because she didn’t know what to do after becoming the…

brothers at graduation ceremony

Home visitation program helps Chino Valley mom track milestones for her premature twins

  • family support

A NICU nurse told the mom about FTF and home visitation, which provides at-home visits for families of young children with a trained parent coach.

mom working with daughter to sort colored balls.

Helping families find the best fit for home visitation

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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.

mom, daughter and parent educator sitting on floor playing with plastic balls.

Building strong families one visit at a time

  • family support

First Things First funds voluntary, evidence-based home visitation programs. These one-on-one visits with trained providers have been shown to be an effective…

Four Peach Springs mothers, all sisters, find support for their young children through home…

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Rochelle Kennedy enrolled in the Maternal Child Health program two years ago when she was pregnant with her daughter, Mia. Kennedy learned so much from her…

Home visitation program prepares Nogales preschooler for kindergarten and beyond

  • family support

​Nicole Velasquez had heard of the Healthy Families AZ program, which includes home visitation through the family resource center in Nogales, where she took…


Home visitation program helps lay foundation of learning for Ahwatukee girl

  • family support

Like all expecting parents, Marriott Hileman dreamed of raising a successful child. When Sofia was born, Hileman made the decision to stay home so she could…

Home visits help Cocopah toddler communicate better with family

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​​​​​During a local health fair, a mother of a 2-year-old boy approached the Cocopah Early Steps program table. The mom shared that she and her…


Phoenix boy gets strong foundation from home visitation program

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After Porsche Brown gave birth to her first child, Zaire, she remembered taking him home and being extremely nervous about being a first-time parent. Even the…

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