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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.
Leslie Pike has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Pima South Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…
The FTF Pima South Region funds the program, which provides parents with free, in-home visits from a parent educator.
Early childhood advocates in Pima County have succeeded in securing funding for about 1,200 scholarships for preschoolers.
The Pima County Parenting Coalition has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Pima South Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local…
FTF supports programs for families of young children who face challenges because they have a parent in jail or prison.
A parenting education program funded by the FTF Pima South Region helps incarcerated parents create positive learning environments for their children.
The professional development program is designed to strengthen knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and how young kids learn.
Isabella Valencia has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Pima South Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…
At 16, Isabella Valencia has become a strong advocate for spreading the word of the importance of early childhood education.