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First Place Apartments

First Place to build an adult life.

4 Stories. 55 Apartments. Designed for You.

Located in the heart of Phoenix, the 55-unit First Place–Phoenix apartment property is designed to be community connected, transit oriented and sustained by a suite of supports and amenities. Residents with autism and other special abilities enjoy the comforts of home without the distractions that can make life challenging. The environment is specially designed to promote safety and security. Residents may choose to live by themselves or with a roommate.

Maximize Your Independence

  • Individual resident planning session prior to move-in
  • Roadmap to independence for each resident
  • Community life programs and activities
  • Life skills training and/or activities of daily living (i.e., transportation access/navigation, meal planning, social integration, career development, etc.)
  • Entrepreneur spot
  • Benefits counseling and coordination

Create Your Own Personal Space

  • State-of-the-art residential property with cityscape views
  • Sleek, modern architecture
  • Spacious kitchens with brand-new appliances
  • In-home washer-dryer units
  • Contemporary bathroom design
  • Grab & go stations
  • Utilities included (Cox cable, high-speed internet, electric, water, trash)

Stay Safe & Secure

  • Comprehensive building security
  • 24/7 staff support
  • Concierge service
  • Daily check-ins by support specialists
  • Additional staff support as needed

The First Place–Phoenix team may recommend additional, external services based on an individual resident’s needs.
To help maximize independence, these optional services—funded through private pay, private insurance and/or public resources—are provided by outside agencies and providers representing valued First Place collaborators.

First Place is not a group home or a licensed, congregate care or assisted living facility, and is not designed for those who require the support of a medical home.

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