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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.
After spending a year attending story time at the center, Gabby Martinez said she is confident that Julian will be ready for kindergarten.
FTF and the City of Phoenix have partnered to open four new family resource centers dedicated to providing services to families with young children.
Leeanne Lipiczky has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Phoenix North Region Champion for Young Children.
Phoenix mother finds Quality First preschool for her daughter to have the best opportunity to develop and gain the needed skills for kindergarten.
First Things First celebrates the commitment of nearly 50 regional partnership council members who have served on a council for 10 years.
When Elizabeth Goings first moved to Phoenix with her husband, she did not have a lot of options for her young son, Joshua. With limited ability to speak…
When Erica Sarmiento learned about Kindergarten Bootcamp, a Phoenix Public Library program funded by First Things First, she put it on the top of her…
On most days, Gaby Acosta refills the snack machines throughout various schools in the Washington Elementary School District in Phoenix as part of her…
First Things First regions in Maricopa County are part of a new systems-building partnership to reduce hunger, increase access to nutritious foods and reduce…