The Quality First Application

Please gather this information BEFORE you begin the application process:
  • All contact information for your program. 
  • Identify a main contact and/or primary designee for your program, including mailing address, phone number, fax number and email address. This is the person who will work directly with your Quality First coach. 
  • All provider license and certification numbers and expiration dates, including: Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), Tribal grant award number for Tribal Head Start or CCDF programs, United States Department of Defense, United States Health and Human Services (Head Start Bureau). 
  • The primary language used in your program. 
Note to Parents and Families: This is not an application for a child care scholarship, it is for child care providers to apply to join Quality First, so please don’t fill out this application. Instead, go to Paying for Child Care for more information about Quality First Scholarships and other financial assistance available to Arizona families in need of child care.