Welcome home!

A community where everyone feels welcome.

Purpose-driven living. From location to vocation.​

At First Place–Phoenix, residents with autism and other neurodiversities enjoy the comforts of home in a smart-home environment—with special attention to sensory sensitivity—designed with a suite of supports and amenities. Multiuse spaces on each floor foster friendships and fun.

Live

Apartment living

One- and two-bedroom suites providing the space and support for a first or forever home.
Join

Community life

Daily activities that inspire involvement, friendships, fitness, creativity and fun.
Thrive

Supportive living

In the heart of midtown Phoenix, near public transportation, employment, shopping and entertainment.
Work

Employment support

On-site training that helps prepare residents for interviews, employment and public transportation navigation.
Socialize

Community connections

In the heart of midtown Phoenix, near public transportation, employment, shopping and entertainment.
“First Place–Phoenix residents enjoy a true sense of belonging. They can feel welcome, secure and connected to a supportive community.”
Nancy Ottmann, Chief Operating Officer, First Place–Phoenix