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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.
These short videos take the format of a sports news television program, but the players are babies, toddlers, preschoolers and families.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to focus attention on the social, emotional and behavioral health of our young children.Just like their physical…
Early childhood advocates in Pima County have succeeded in securing funding for about 1,200 scholarships for preschoolers.
The funding will allow the First Things First signature program, Quality First, to expand by up to 800 providers over the next three years.
FTF is helping to spread the word about Arizona Department of Education efforts to enroll students for fall in-person classes.
The “Arizona Back to Work” plan is designed to support Arizonans as they return to work as the state recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
FTF invites Arizonans to show their gratitude for the state’s early care and education providers through the #ShareTheCareAZ campaign.
The FTF Yuma Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality care centers and preschool.
The FTF Pinal Regional Partnership Council funds the Family, Friends and Neighbor program, which focuses on supporting in-home child care providers.