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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 Navajo/Apache Regional Council funds the Arizona’s Children Association to host programs such as Kinder Prep and Brain Time at the Snowflake library.
Teresa Linn has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Navajo/Apache, Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…
The FTF Navajo/Apache Regional Partnership Council funds the HealthySteps program to give parents guidance with feeding, behavior, sleep and other challenges.
Allison Hephner has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Navajo/Apache region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…
The FTF Navajo Apache Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First scholarships so families can send their children to quality child care programs.
Heather Gray has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Navajo/Apache Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…
Healthy Steps for Young Children customizes services to meet individual family needs through enhanced well-child care, home visits and parent information.
The Summit Healthcare Leslie Meyer Baby Café is named after long-time FTF Navajo/Apache Regional Council member Leslie Meyer, who passed away this year.
These volunteers spend their free time working to help their community better understand the importance of early childhood through a variety of ways.