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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 FTF Yavapai Region funds Quality First, which works with home-based child care providers, like Granny’s House, to improve early learning.
The FTF Coconino Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.
Early childhood advocates in Pima County have succeeded in securing funding for about 1,200 scholarships for preschoolers.
The FTF Navajo Apache Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First scholarships so families can send their children to quality child care programs.
San Tan Valley boy didn’t just get by in kindergarten, he loved school and excelled in it.
Angelina Ramirez is a single mom who is determined to provide the best for her two daughters, Ella and Jewel. However, as a working mom, affording quality…
With help from a Quality First scholarship, the Buckeye family enrolled their son in a licensed in-home child care, which serves children ages 1 to 5. The…
The Family School in Phoenix participates in Quality First, which partners with early childhood providers to help young children be ready for kindergarten.
A Quality First scholarship allowed Talise to enroll in the Indian Oasis Elementary School pre-k program, which helped her grow socially and academically.