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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 physical environment is specially designed to consider sensitivity to light and sound, with various, multi-use spaces for promoting community. 

Independence Skill Building

Daily Living Skills



Household Management

Culinary Skills

Health & Wellness

Transportation Training & Navigation

Maximize Your Independence

  • Prospective resident discovery session prior to move in 
  • Planning session for each resident upon move-in
  • Community life programs and activities
  • Life skills training and/or essential activities (i.e., transportation access/navigation, meal planning, social integration, career development, etc.)
  • Entrepreneur spot
  • Benefits counseling and coordination
  • Individualized supports ranging from life skills, employment, community life and health & wellness

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, electricity, water, trash)

Security & Support

  • Comprehensive building security
  • Key card access
  • 24/7 concierge service
  • Support specialists available for check-ins

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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