Creating communities.

First Place’s thoughtful design approach helps individuals with autism and other neurodiversities feel like they belong.

Sonia's Culinary Teaching Kitchen

From waffles and paninis to pasta and salads. Four fully stocked kitchen stations. Camera for filming and TV for viewing the Sprouts “First to the Table” cooking video series. Guest chefs welcome!

Cox Community Room

Our all-purpose gathering place. By day: meetings, workshops, training, group activities. By night: movies, karaoke, bingo, talent shows.

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Outdoor Courtyard

A popular spot for obvious reasons, including the Thunderbirds Charities sports pool! Joey’s BBQ Grill for social gatherings and meals, outdoor lounge for hanging out with friends. Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation Garden offers seasonal produce for culinary creations.

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust Health Spot

Home to our health & wellness center and staff, including telehealth and medical exam room in partnership with Dignity Health.

Goodlife Fitness Room

Treadmill, elliptical, free weights, weight machine, workout accessories and various classes.

LEGO® Lounge

Thanks to Artful Giving, THE spot to build and chill—solo or with friends. Thousands of colorful Legos of every size!

Reading Lounges

Reading rules! Check out all kinds of books using our own cataloging system— and join the First Place book club!

Space to Create

Where residents gather to express their creativity through a variety of artistic programs and activities. 

Zen Room

A place for rest and relaxation. Yoga, meditation or simply a quiet spot to reflect.

Arizona Cardinals Game Room

Complete with electronic games, TVs and comfy furniture. THE place to be on game day. Go, Cards!