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.
Charros contribution funds Scottsdale Raising A Reader programs featured in the Independent
Ginger Ward named one of the "Fifty Most Influential Women in Business" by AZ Business Magazine
Kendra Smiley talks with ABC 15's Sonoran Living about back-to-school reading with children
Suzanne Schunk offers window blind safety tips for families with young children in The Arizona Republic
Books for Babies
An innovative fundraising effort and social enterprise
in support of early literacy programs for
Arizona's young children.
Children's Book Contest • Fundraising Campaign
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