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Four Peach Springs mothers, all sisters, find support for their young children through home…

  • Hualapai Tribe

Rochelle Kennedy enrolled in the Maternal Child Health program two years ago when she was pregnant with her daughter, Mia. Kennedy learned so much from her…

girls on playground

Quality First scholarship helps Tohono O’odham family

  • Quality First

Catherine Toro wanted her 2-year-old daughter Hailey to be somewhere that would help with her early childhood development.From the first day they visited…

Girl with water pot

Gardening encourages San Carlos Apache girl to make healthy food choices and stay active

  • health & nutrition

​Gardening became an adventure for young Kelsie Garland when she was introduced to it at Head Start in Bylas.Kelsie was part of a garden program called Grow…

siblings hugging

Parenting education class helps Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community mom prepare her daughter…

  • tribal

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…

Mom and daughter with daughter

Quality First preschool helps Chinle preschooler gain important literacy skills

  • Quality First

Lola Wood was trying her best to get her young son Takoda interested in learning while they were together at home, but felt like he needed more motivation and…

Mom with son

Sacaton teen finds support and compassion at Baby Smarts

  • family support

When high school teen Amy Rhodes found out she was pregnant, she worried about her baby’s future.She soon connected to Baby Smarts, a program funded by…

Quality First program helps Parker siblings take center stage with learning

  • school readiness

​Amanda Lucas remembers that shortly after enrolling her 2 ½-year-old daughter Layla at the SonShine Center in Parker, the toddler was ready to take center…

Home visits help Cocopah toddler communicate better with family

  • family support

​​​​​During a local health fair, a mother of a 2-year-old boy approached the Cocopah Early Steps program table. The mom shared that she and her…

Healthy and ready for school

  • health & nutrition

A child’s most important developmental years are those leading up to kindergarten. Good nutrition is vital to healthy development in young children, and poor…

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