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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.
Jessica Jarvi is the business representative on the FTF Phoenix South Regional Council. She has been on the council for over a decade.
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 City of Phoenix Airport Worker Child Care Scholarship Program should help more airport worker families afford quality child care.
Jeanine Bashir, an FTF senior regional director, was recently honored with a Profiles of Success award by Valle del Sol.
Ruben Gonzalez has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Phoenix South Regional Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who…
Participating in Quality First contributed to the center’s growth. Quality First coaches helped the staff change the way they cared for kids.
The FTF Phoenix South Regional Council fund the Side by Side program to help identify and address developmental concerns early and provide coaching supports to…
The farm-to-family model works to distribute locally grown produce to families of young children through FTF’s early childhood partners.
Donna Barisich has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Phoenix South Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…