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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 Regional Council was honored for its collective work to improve support services for families with young children.
For families who want to introduce their babies, toddlers and preschoolers to outdoor play, there’s one thing to know: nature is everywhere.
Ellen Bashor has been selected as the 2022 First Things First Yavapai Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively volunteer…
The FTF Yavapai Region funds Quality First, which works with home-based child care providers, like Granny’s House, to improve early learning.
An influx of federal money will allow more providers to access early childhood mental health consultation during a climate of uncertainty.
David Barko has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Yavapai Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively devote…
The FTF Yavapai Regional Partnership Council funds early childhood mental health consultations to better support the social-emotional development of children.
Judy Schroedl has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Yavapai Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…
A NICU nurse told the mom about FTF and home visitation, which provides at-home visits for families of young children with a trained parent coach.