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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 Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Regional Council funds the WISH Parenting Education Program which creates confidence in parents’ skills.
The WISH Parent Education Program teachers families about brain development, milestones, communication, discipline and caring for children.
FTF’s Transition to Kindergarten Strategy is designed to help children who have not had the benefit of attending preschool to get classroom experience.
“After we took the class, we really started talking more, sitting with each other, reading books, trying to understand each other and communicate,” said…
The four-week program gives pre-kindergarten students a chance to get classroom experience and interact with other students and teachers.
First Things First celebrates the commitment of nearly 50 regional partnership council members who have served on a council for 10 years.
Sierra Conger lived in multiple foster and group homes during her childhood. She never experienced a sense of family, so when she found herself pregnant at age…
Candice Nomoki was looking for a better way to communicate with her children after she saw herself falling into a similar parenting style that she grew…