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

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.
“Every moment of the day, our community demonstrates how independent, purpose-driven lives are possible in an inclusive, supportive environment.”
Nancy Ottmann, Chief Operating Officer, First Place–Phoenix