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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.
Senaida Larson has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Northwest Maricopa Champion for Young Children.
The collaboration between First Things First and Arizona’s military bases is evident during April’s Month of the Military Child.
The FTF Northwest Maricopa Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs
The FTF Northwest Maricopa Regional Partnership Council funds the home visitation strategy that provides families visits with a trained parent educator.
Holly Lozano has been selected as the 2020 Northwest Maricopa First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…
“I started planning their day and learned how to use positive redirection and how to make every moment a teachable moment,” Tiffany Vaz said.
Jackie Schell has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Northwest Maricopa Region Champion for Young Children.
Maria Perez is a friendly and confident 7-year-old excited to start second grade at Saint Louis the King Catholic School in Glendale. She regularly…
In gardens, children can learn outside of the classroom by investigating nature while teachers introduce basic science and math concepts.