Community Resources

Community Resources

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program: The Arizona WIC program provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods, and referral to health and social services. This service is available to pregnant people and children under the age of 5 who financially qualify. Call WIC at (800) 2525-WIC (942) to get started. 

Arizona Health Start: For people who are pregnant or have a child under 2 years old.

If you are pregnant or a mother facing challenges, it’s important to know that someone can help you. Arizona Health Start is here to help. Our home visitors can connect you with a variety of community organizations that provide health care, education, parenting resources, and application assistance for other programs. We will get to know you and your family, so we can help you get the resources you need. We understand your culture because we live in your community. We also understand what you’re going through because we’ve helped families just like yours.

To find the representative for your county click here

Early Head Start/Head Start: For families with children under 5 years old.

Head Start (for children 3-5) and Early Head Start (pregnant people and children 0-3) has a variety of program and service delivery options including Center Base, Home-Base, Combination (Home & Center) or Family Child Care.  Each program incorporates an individualized approach to high-quality services for low-income pregnant people and children age birth to five. Families receive support and guidance from Head Start staff to become self-sufficient.

To find the representative for your county click here.

Healthy Families Arizona: For families with an infant under 3 months old.

Everyone who is having a baby can feel overwhelmed. It’s important to know that it’s ok to ask for help, especially if you’re experiencing a few challenges. Healthy Families Arizona is a free program that helps mothers and fathers become the best parents they can be. A Home Visitor will get to know you and connect you with services based on your specific situation.

To find the representative for your county click here

Nurse – Family Partnership: For first time mothers less than 28 weeks pregnant.

Children don’t come with an instructional guide. So, it’s only normal that new mothers face challenges and doubt. In times like these, someone is here to help you. Nurse-Family Partnership is a community healthcare program that will connect you with a nurse home visitor. Through the visits, you will learn how you can best care for your child.

To find the representative for your county click here.

Parents as Teachers: For families with a child on the way or under 5 years old.

Your children have so much potential. As a parent, you have a unique opportunity to be their first teacher. That’s because most brain development occurs in the first few years of life, and you can make a difference. Parents As Teachers will show you how. Our Home Visitors will provide you with resources appropriate for your child’s stage of development. Through Parents As Teachers, you’ll develop a stronger relationship with your child and help prepare them for academic success.

To find the representative for your county click here.

Family Spirit: For Native American families with children under 3 years old.

The Family Spirit Program is a culturally tailored home-visiting intervention delivered by Native American paraprofessionals as a core strategy to support young Native parents from pregnancy to 3 years post-partum. Parents gain knowledge and skills to achieve optimum development for their preschool age children across the domains of physical, cognitive, social-emotional, language learning, and self-help.

To find the representative for your county click here.

SafeCare: For families with a child under 5 years old.

Let professional and highly trained home visitors support you and your family on your journey to success. Utilizing the nationally recognized SafeCare model, you will receive weekly visits that are divided into core focus areas:  parent-child interaction, health, and home safety.  In each focus area or module, you will build on and strengthen your skills through a variety of interactive sessions.

To find the representative for your county click here.

Birth to Five Helpline


Arizona Early Intervention Program (AZEIP): For children up to 36 months of age.

  • AZEIP providers support to families and children birth to three years of age with significant developmental delays. 
  • Call (844) 770-9500 to learn more. 

Raising Special Kids: Raising Special Kids exists to improve the lives of children in Arizona with a full range of disabilities, from birth to age 26, by providing support, training, information, and individual assistance so families can become effective advocates for their children.

Visit or call (800) 237-3007 for more information. 

Starting Out Right: Starting Out Right provides free pregnancy and parenting education, that's meant for those 21 and under. Our instructors will help you make sense of what is happening to your body during pregnancy and prepare you to become a good parent to your baby. You will learn skills to help you make the best choices during your pregnancy, during delivery, and after your baby is born.

To learn more, click here.

Safe Kids: Safe Kids Worldwide® is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries. Most people are surprised to learn preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each year, and almost every one of these tragedies is preventable.

For more information click here.