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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.
As the largest funder of home visitation programs in Arizona, FTF is working with other state funders to support the home visiting workforce.
The reading corner in the Tucson Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) needed a little love, a certain something special to get parents and…
The FTF Pima North Regional Partnership Council funds the Parents as Teachers program, which provides parents with free, in-home visits from a parent educator.
Mike Moyer has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Pima North Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively volunteer…
The FTF Pima North Regional Council funds the Parents as Teachers Children with Special Needs program that provides the family with a parent coach.
Early childhood advocates in Pima County have succeeded in securing funding for about 1,200 scholarships for preschoolers.
The Nurse-Family Partnership program provides regular visits by trained nurses starting in early pregnancy through the child’s second year.
Pima County Superior Court Judge Joan Wagener has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Pima North Champion.
Pre-k teacher Ysidro Holmes is flourishing, thanks in part to support and mentoring from the Great Expectations program, funded through First Things First.