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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.
A new oral health campaign in the First Things First Cochise Region has launched to raise awareness about the importance of early dental care for babies,…
Parents and caregivers are the first defense in helping prevent tooth decay in Arizona’s youngest children.
For Tiffany Western and her five children, oral health has become a family tradition.First Things First funds the oral health program in the Navajo/Apache…
Learn about raising a child who is becoming more active, talking and testing limits.
Learn about keeping your child’s teeth healthy.
Learn about how to choose a doctor and how to pay for health care.
Learn about teething, sleep patterns and helping your baby learn.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has new recommendations on fruit juice for children. Less is better, and none for children under 1.
FTF and partners are working together to find solutions for oral health challenges in rural Arizona.