Childcare Assistance

The Child Care Assistance program is designed to:

  • Help income-eligible families with the cost of child care while they are working and/or attending approved training or educational courses.
  • Provide funding for childcare providers. 
  • Visit for help finding a child care provider or for information about provider training.

For more information, 

For immediate Childcare Needs: 

  1. Call Thread Childcare(toll free) 800.278.3723 - provides referrals to child care programs by phone, online, and in-person.
  2. Or use Thread Alaska's Online Childcare Referral Tool   
  3. Alaska Family Services, Inc. - 907-644-5000 - offers many services designed to help people overcome challenges, from substance abuse, emotional disturbances, to accessing healthy food and affordable, quality child care.
  4. Division of Public Assistance, Child Care Program - 1-888-268-4632 - Application and Checklist


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Other questions? Talk to someone now:

Thread (Childcare Assistance) at 3350 Commercial Dr, Suite 203 Anchorage, AK

1 (800) 278-3723