Programs

Creating a Positive Future for Young Children

 

Southwest Human Development strengthens the foundation Arizona’s children need for a great start in life.

Our early childhood professionals invest their time in research-driven programs to benefit young children and their families.

We understand that a child’s earliest experiences and relationships establish the foundation for all future development – intellectual, social, emotional, physical and behavioral. That’s why we work to prepare the whole child through more than 40 programs in the following areas:

Child Development

Child Development and Mental Health

Programs include the Birth to Five Helpline, a free support line for parents, caregivers and professionals with questions or concerns about early childhood development, and the Good Fit Counseling Center, Arizona’s only mental health clinic dedicated to children ages birth to 5.

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Easter Seals Disabilities Services

Our disabilities services provide young children with individualized support, evaluation and treatment plans that best fit each child’s unique needs through programs like the Children’s Developmental Center and the ADAPT Shop.

Early Literacy

Early Literacy and Head Start

We offer programs to increase early literacy so children enter school ready to learn, as well as Head Start and Early Head Start programs for income-eligible families.

Child Welfare

Child Welfare

Southwest Human Development provides a full spectrum of services designed to give children who are involved with the Department of Child Safety (DCS) and their families or caregivers the support, counseling, and resources critical to the children’s well-being.

Helping Arizona Children & Famillies

With your support we can do even more