Scottsdale Family Resource Center

The Scottsdale Family Resource Center provides a variety of services free of charge 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 educational programs to ensure healthy growth and development for Scottsdale’s youngest learners and their families as they grow and thrive together.

Contact Information

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

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Holiday Schedule
President’s Day, Feb. 20 - Closed

Dr. Mariko Whelan
Interim Family Resource Center Coordinator
P: 480-312-0038
mwhelan@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

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First Things First

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 FirstThingsFirst.org. links to external site

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The Scottsdale Family Resource Center staff is available to help you find the resources and support you need.

Programs & Events

Family Play Time

DESCRIPTION:
This is a FREE weekly program for parents and caregivers that provides an opportunity to explore and play with your child (ages infant – Pre-K) in a safe, indoor, open play area. We provide developmentally appropriate furniture, materials, and hands-on activities. This is an open play time and families can stop in anytime between 10 - 11:30 a.m. to enjoy the space. (Pre-registration not required).
DATE:
Thursdays & Fridays
TIME:
10 - 11:30 a.m.
LOCATION:
Scottsdale Family Resource Center

Valentine Crafty Storytime

DESCRIPTION:

Enjoy a story, songs, and a fun Valentine craft.

(Spanish): Disfruta de un cuento, canciones y manualidades de San Valentín.

DATE:
Tuesday, Feb. 14
TIME:
10-11 a.m.
LOCATION:
Scottsdale Family Resource Center

Cafecito (Bilingual English/Spanish)

DESCRIPTION:

Social group meeting to discuss pertinent community topics.
Space is limited. Pre-register by calling 480-312-0038 or email ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.

(Spanish): Reunión de un grupo social para charlar de las temas pertinentes de la comunidad.
*Espacio limitado: Contáctenos para registrarse: 480-312-0038 / ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.

DATE / FECHA:
Tuesday, Feb. 21
TIME / TIEMPO:
10 - 11 a.m.
LOCATION / UBICACION:
Scottsdale Family Resource Center

Parent Workshops

My Plate for My Family (In Spanish only)

DESCRIPTION:

Provides parents and caregivers tips to plan and prepare healthier meals for their families.
Space is limited. Pre-register by calling 480-312-0038 or email ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.

(Spanish): Mi Plato para mi Familia

Los Miercoles - 15, 22 de Febrero y 1,8 de Marzo

Descripción:

Proporciona consejos a los padres y cuidadores para planificar y preparar comidas más saludables para sus familias.
*Espacio limitado: Contáctenos para registrarse: 480-312-0038 / ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

DATE:
Wednesdays - Feb. 15, 22, March 1, 8
TIME:
10-11:30 a.m.
LOCATION:
Scottsdale Family Resource Center

Literacy at Home

DESCRIPTION:

Join us as we share ideas on how to support and enhance literacy learning at home.
Space is limited. Pre-register by calling 480-312-0038 or email ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.

(Spanish): Alfabetizacion en el Hogar

Martes, 28 de Febrero
10-11 a.m.

Descripción:
Únase a nosotros mientras compartimos ideas sobre cómo apoyar y mejorar el aprendizaje de la alfabetización en el hogar.
*Espacio limitado: Contáctenos para registrarse: 480-312-0038 / ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov
DATE:
Monday, Feb. 27
TIME:
10-11 a.m.
LOCATION:
Scottsdale Family Resource Center

Emergency Diaper Assistance

Emergency assistance to Scottsdale families that need diapers, wipes, formula, and baby food is available while supplies last to qualified families. Contact the Scottsdale Family Resource Center at 480-312-0038 or ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.

Car Seats

The Scottsdale Family Resource Center offers car seat inspections by appointment. A certified technician will inspect your car seat and show you how to install it. A limited number of car seats are available free of charge for Scottsdale residents that meet income guidelines. Call 480-312-0038 to make an appointment.

Parent Advisory Committee

The Scottsdale Family Resource Center Parent Advisory Committee is made up of parents and caregivers of the SFRC community to provide support to the Scottsdale Family Resource Center in its mission of supporting families to build a strong and vibrant parent and caregiver community. The Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meets monthly and provides input to the Scottsdale Family Resource Center on designing programs and services that meet the needs of families in Scottsdale.

Online Resources

Parenting Resources

Donations

Donations of NEW baby items for Scottsdale families may be made by contacting the Scottsdale Family Resource Center at 480-312-0038 or ScottsdaleFamilyResourceCenter@ScottsdaleAZ.gov. Needed items include:

  • new unopened diapers and wipes
  • new unopened containers of formula and baby food
  • new car seats

Monetary donations can be made to Partners for Paiute, a non-profit organization that funds programs and agencies at the Paiute Neighborhood Center. For more information, please visit the Partners for Paiute web site: www.partnersforpaiute.org

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