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My First Place.

A new era of housing for adults with autism and other special abilities in “the most autism-friendly city in the world.”

Welcome to First Place!


Experience First Place

Housing designed to nurture the spirit of community, independence and interdependence within a supportive and caring environment.

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Delivering the Promise

Our big vision is now a reality! Stay current with First Place happenings and sign up for our newsletter.

Adults with autism enjoy that First Place–Phoenix is within walking distance of Valley Metro light rail.

Connected Community

Finding jobs. Making friends. Interacting with the community.

Read stories about adults with autism and their families.

First Place Stories

Capture the vision and reality through residents, their families and our leaders.