The first 2,000 days of a child’s life between birth and kindergarten are critical to development and their chances of lifelong health and well-being.

We are Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development serving 135,000 children and their families each year.

Our more than 900 caring and highly-qualified staff provide 40 early childhood programs and services to children, families and professionals in Arizona.

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ARIZONA CHARITABLE TAX CREDIT
Receive an Arizona tax credit of up to $800!

Receive a dollar-for-dollar Arizona tax credit when you donate to Southwest Human Development! Arizona offers an income tax credit to people who support qualifying charitable organizations.

 

You can receive up to $400 back on your state taxes as an individual or up to $800 when filing married/joint!

 

Itemizing your taxes is not necessary, and you can claim this credit in addition to other foster care and public or private school tax credits.

 

Southwest Human Developments Arizona Charitable Tax Credit QCO Code is 20390. You’ll need this number when filing your state taxes!

 

For more information about the tax credit and filing instructions, please visit the Arizona Department of Revenue website.

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Our early childhood professionals are available to answer any questions you may have about young children ages 0-5 in the areas of child development, feeding, sleep, behavior and more.

Programs for Children & Families

Southwest Human Development offers more than 40 programs that support Arizona children and families with a special focus on ages 0-5.

Child Development and Mental Health

Supporting children’s early relationships and promoting healthy development.

Early Literacy & Head Start

Helping children enter school ready to learn through high-quality early childhood education programs.

Easterseals Disabilities Services

Providing comprehensive support, evaluation and intervention that best fits each child’s unique needs.

Family Support & Child Welfare

Offering families and caregivers support, counseling and resources critical to a child’s well-being.

The Martinez-Aguirre Family

“I see a difference between them and others not in the program. They’re learning basic skills like being the line leader or the door holder. Other kids don’t know their letters and numbers.”

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Early Childhood Professional Development Opportunities

We offer a variety of nationally-recognized professional development opportunities for people who work with young children including Quality First Coaching and Assessment, Smart Support Mental Health Consultation, Birth to Five Helpline for Professionals, Language and Learning Initiatives, and our Inclusion Program.

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