It’s Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week!

| October 12, 2021
 
It’s Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week!
Southwest Human Development’s inaugural Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week starts today and goes through this Saturday, October 16. All week long, we’ll be spotlighting this vital support program for Arizona parents, caregivers and early childhood professionals.
 
The Birth to Five Helpline (877-705-KIDS) is a free program provided by Southwest Human Development and is a signature program of First Things First. Open to all Arizona families with children ages 0-5, the Birth to Five Helpline allows parents, caregivers and professionals to call, text or email our Helpline early childhood specialists for support around a variety of issues, including:
 
 
  • Sleep
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Safety
  • Challenging Behaviors
  • Feeding and Eating
 
  • General Child Development
  • Potty Training
  • Fussiness/Colic
  • Parenting
 
 
 
Read about the positive impact that the Birth to Five Helpline made in the life of local mom Abby and her sons, Luke and Jude.
 
 
Helpline staff can also connect callers with community resources as well as Southwest Human Development’s wide range of early childhood development services.
 
Call the Helpline to speak with one of our bilingual (English/Spanish) early childhood specialists, on duty Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. You can also leave a voicemail, complete our online contact form or text the Helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
 
 
 
Want to help us spread the word?
 
Our Birth to Five Helpline Awareness Week toolkit has downloadable social media graphics, sample captions, videos and more!
 
 
 
Instant access no matter where you live in Arizona! Download the app today!
 
We made it easy to contact the Birth to Five Helpline! Now, with the touch of a finger, you can call, text or email your questions or concerns to our early childhood experts!
 
It’s that easy to get the support you need! Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play to download the app!
 
 
Replenish your supply of Birth to Five Helpline materials!
 
To request our free Birth to Five Helpline materials, please contact us at 877-705-KIDS (5437) or community@swhd.org.
 
We have bilingual (English/Spanish) rack cards, magnets and door hangers!
 
 
Learn how the Helpline can support you!
 
Join us for a webinar to learn in 25-minutes-or-less how our Birth to Five Helpline can support you and the families you serve.
 
Tuesday, October 12 – 3:30 p.m.
 
To register for an upcoming Birth to Five Helpline webinar, email us at helpline@swhd.org or community@swhd.org
 
 
Help keep our directory up-to-date!
 
We receive calls from around Arizona and often need to refer families, caregivers and professionals to local services and resources. Keep our Birth to Five Helpline specialists up-to-date by sending program updates to helpline@swhd.org so we can better serve our Arizona community together!
 
Southwest Human Development’s Birth to Five Helpline is a free resource for anyone who has questions or concerns about young children – parents, grandparents, caregivers, early childhood and medical professionals. No problem is too big or too small for our early childhood specialists answering your call!
 
At 877-705-KIDS (5437), our bilingual and compassionate specialists are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Every child is different and we work with you to address your concerns and provide the right resources, right away, to support you and your child.
 
Call 877-705-KIDS (5437) or visit BirthToFiveHelpline.org today!
 
Southwest Human Development | 2850 N. 24th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008

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