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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 First Things First Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Regional Partnership Council funds the Promoting Nurturing Parenting program to provide family…
The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council funds the library’s LENA Start program to provide parents and caregivers with ways to learn about positive parenting…
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.
The FTF Gila Regional Partnership Council funds the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program through the Gila County Library District.
The SHIFT program, which stands for Safe, Healthy Infants and Families Thrive, was started through the Pinal County Courts.
These short videos take the format of a sports news television program, but the players are babies, toddlers, preschoolers and families.
FTF has partnered with ZERO TO THREE, to promote Positive Parenting, which focuses on building loving relationships through everyday moments.
The FTF Cochise Regional Council funds the Arizona’s Children Association Education Program which helps parents learn about early childhood brain…
The FTF Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Regional Council funds the WISH Parenting Education Program which creates confidence in parents’ skills.