First Things First

Mission

The Mission of First Things First (FTF) is to increase the quality of and access to early childhood programs that will ensure that a child entering school arrives healthy and ready to succeed. 

We will accomplish the following:

• Improve the quality of early childhood development and health programs

• Increase access to quality early childhood development and health programs

• Increase access to preventive health care and health screens for children through age five

• Offer parent and family support and education concerning early childhood development and literacy

• Provide professional development and training for early childhood development and health providers

• Increase coordination of early childhood development and health programs and public information about the importance of early childhood development and health