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Maricopa Family Resource Center

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Ready, Set, Grow --- A center where families and children bloom. The Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center is located at Martin Luther King, Jr. School in South Phoenix. Families with children from birth to 5 are invited to come to the center Monday through Thursday, from 7 am to 7 pm and Friday 7 am to 4 pm All programs and activities are offered at no charge. For questions please contact the FRC at: 602-980-3692 or
The FRC provides assistance in applying or renewing AHCCCS Health Insurance, SNAP, or TANF benefits every Friday (except holidays) from 9 am to 1 pm For more information please call (602) 980-2800 or (602) 980-3692.

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"'Today's children are enclosed in school and home, enclosed in cars to shuttle between them, enclosed by fear, by surveillance and poverty, and enclosed in rigid schedules of time.' Since the 1970s the area in which children roam without adults has decreased by almost 90%." --Jay Griffiths, "Kith"

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