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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 supportive services 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.)
  • Entrepreneurial lounge
  • 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)

Be Active and Have Fun

  • Swimming pool and barbecue grill
  • 4-station culinary teaching kitchen
  • Fitness & Zen rooms
  • Electronic game room
  • Lego Lounge
  • Walking distance to public transit, restaurants, retail, healthcare and employment

Stay Safe & Secure

  • Comprehensive building security
  • 24/7 staff support
  • Concierge service
  • Daily check-ins by support service 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 sources—are provided by outside agencies and providers that represent valued First Place collaborators.

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