I am a parent
Discover your support system
The old saying is still true: It takes a village to raise a child. Our team will help connect you with resources like reliable child care, techniques to encourage healthy brain development, and parenting materials to support the growth of both you and your kid.
Learning about children’s brain development [through Candelen’s services] has made me realize what a big role as parents we play in young kids lives.
- Parent Testimonial
I want to hone my parenting skills
Learn innovative methods and proven skills that positively impact your child's development.
Kith and Kin
This program offers ongoing classes about all aspects of high-quality child care to help you create a supportive environment while following best safety practices. These resources will enhance kids’ surroundings and broaden your awareness of early childhood development.
I am looking for high-quality child care
You want your kids to receive the best care available. Here are the top three things to look for when selecting a provider.
I am looking for tools
We’ve taken the time to highlight and aggregate the best tools available to parents like you.
Birth to Five Helpline
If you have a family with young children, you can connect with early childhood professionals regarding a wide range of topics including everything from sleep and potty training to biting.
Bright by Text
Bright by Text is a free parent and caregiver messaging program for children ages 0–5. It provides research-based content, information, and resources from Bright by Three, PBS Parents, Vroom, Fred Rogers, and Sesame Workshop.
PBS for Parents
Access articles about parenting and enjoy age-specific games with familiar PBS characters. You can also filter activities based on the skills you want to help kids develop.
Play your part
Thousands of kids across Arizona benefit from the support and education our organization provides. If you want to help children achieve their brightest futures, we encourage you to pay it forward.