Children and Families
Southwest Human Development strengthens the foundation Arizona's children need for a great start in life. As Arizona's largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development for children ages birth to five, we specialize in the following core areas:
Child Development and Mental Health
Supporting early relationships and promoting healthy development.
Easter Seals Disabilities Services
Providing comprehensive support, evaluation and treatment that best fits each child's unique needs.
Head Start and Early Literacy
Helping children enter school ready to learn through high-quality early childhood education programs.
Offering families support, counseling and resources critical to a child's well-being.
Supporting those working in the early childhood field.
Suzanne Schunk talked with 12 News about 6,000 suspected child abuse cases uninvestigated by CPS.
Phoenix Business Journal ranks Southwest Human Development No. 8 among all Phoenix nonprofits.
Suzanne Schunk spoke with The Arizona Republic about 5,000+ Arizona families affected by the federal government shutdown.
Dr. Daniel B. Kessler wins Phoenix Business Journal Health Care Heroes award.
Charitable Tax Credit
You decide where your tax dollars are spent
The State of Arizona offers up to a $400 tax credit for contributions made to qualifying charitable organizations like Southwest Human Development.
With recent changes, you no longer need to itemize your taxes in order to receive this benefit!