About Us


Our Mission

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


Our Vision

A positive future for every child.


Southwest Human Development is Arizona’s largest nonprofit dedicated to early childhood development. Since our founding in 1981, Southwest Human Development has been a leader in providing services for children ages birth to 5 and their families in the areas of:







Southwest Human Development serves 135,000 children and their families each year through more than 40 programs and services that focus on preventing problems before they start or, when they already exist, providing opportunities to intervene as early and effectively as possible.


Southwest Human Development is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
EIN/Tax ID Number: 86-0407179

Helping Arizona Children & Famillies

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