Scottsdale Family Resource Center

The Scottsdale Family Resource Center provides a variety of services to support families, parents, caregivers, expectant parents and their young children ages birth through age five (not yet in kindergarten).

Located in South Scottsdale at the Paiute Neighborhood Center, the Family Resource Center offers guidance and support for families with young children by providing access to resources, referrals to support services, and access to educational programs to ensure healthy growth and development for Scottsdale’s youngest learners and their families as they grow and thrive together.

First Things First

First Things First Logo Scottsdale Family Resource Center services are provided by First Things First which partners with families and communities to give all Arizona Children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed. Learn more at  links to external site

Upcoming Events and Programs

Books Can...©

Books Can...© is a unique program based on Arizona's Infant & Toddler Guidelines and Arizona's Early Learning Standards that uses popular picture books, rhymes, songs and interactive activities to promote children's social and emotional development.


Ages: 0 – 3
Length: 45 min
Class size: limit 15 children
Class Duration: 6 week series
Dates and Times: 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, Aug. 20 - Sept. 24 

Fun with Math and Science

Explore math and science concepts in an interactive, playful way! Based on the Arizona Early Learning standards for math and science, this course explores concepts and introduces strategies to use with your child to help build and strengthen their mathematical and scientific thinking skills.


Ages: 3 – 5
Length: 45-60 min
Class size: limit 18 children
Class Duration: 6-week series
Dates and Times: 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 15 - Nov. 19

Grupo de Apoyo: Cafecito en Español

Cafecito es un grupo de apoyo para padres y cuidadores de niños de edades 0-5 con el propósito de conectar con otros padres, aprender estrategias, compartir ideas, construir comunidad, y divertirse. Para más información comuníquese con Rosita Pinedo al 480-312-7561.

Let's Get Messy!

An outdoor activity for 0-5 year-old children and their parents and caregivers. Join in on a fun time of play and activities that engage your child's senses while you enjoy getting messy together. This fun activity is offered on the second Saturday of the month, October through May, at various Scottsdale parks. Registration is not required. Please see the flyer (PDF) for dates, times and locations.

Family Play Time (formerly Stay & Play)

The name changed and so have the environments! This play time will provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers play with their children ages 0 - 5 in a safe, indoor, open play area. We now have two separate activity play areas with developmentally appropriate furniture, materials, and hands-on activities for infants -  2 years of age and for children ages 3 - 5.


Ages: 0 – 5
Length: 90 min
Class size:
limit 20 children
Class Duration: Thursdays 10 a.m. - Noon

Parenting Group

A parenting group for parents and caregivers of children 0-5 years-old with the goal of connecting with others, learning parenting strategies, sharing ideas, building a supportive community, and having fun. For more information contact Rosita Pinedo at 480-312-7561.

Parenting Workshops

The Scottsdale Family Resource Center partners with Child Crisis Arizona and other organizations to offer parenting workshops to teach positive parenting skills that build strong families. Check out our calendar (PDF) for this month’s workshop topics. 

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Parenting Skills

Early Childhood Development

Social and Emotional Development

Language and Literacy

Cognitive Development

Physical and Motor Development

Child Health

Contact Information

Scottsdale Family Resource Center
Paiute Neighborhood Center
6535 E. Osborn Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
P:  480-312-0038

Maria Messenger 
Family Resource Center Coordinator
P:  480-312-7562

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