Helping Arizona
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.

Child Welfare
Offering families support, counseling and resources critical to a child's well-being.

Professional Education
Supporting those working in the early childhood field.


Recent News

Frontdoors featured the Thunderbirds Charities' $100,000 grant to expand ADAPT Shop services.

KTAR talked with Alison Steier, Ph.D., about early mental health intervention for children.

Suzanne Schunk spoke with CBS 5 about how child advocates want more details on CPS changes.

Southwest Human Development ranked #4 "Best Place to Work" by the Phoenix Business Journal.