We’re Ready

to help all of Alaska’s families, early childhood education programs & educators, and communities
weather the storm during the COVID-19 crisis

01 - COVID-19 Resource Center
01 - COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 Resource Center

Learn more about statewide COVID relief funding and resources

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02 - Early Educators
02 - Early Educators

Early Educators

Advance your training in the early care and education industry, or find a job at thread or in the field

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03 - Families
03 - Families


Connect with quality early care and education, including child care assistance

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Child Care Search

Start here to search for licensed child care in Alaska that is safe, healthy, and playful. If a program is temporarily closed due to COVID-19, it will not be listed in your search until further notice. For more information, please call thread at 800.278.3723. 

We’re Hiring

There are many reasons to join thread — advance early education in Alaska, family friendly environment, competitive benefits and more! Check out our jobs today!

Supporting Families During the Holidays

December 05, 2022

The holidays are a wonderful time to gather with loved ones, to help one another, and inspire a sense of ...Read More

Warmest Wishes! thread's Holiday Schedule

November 29, 2022

On behalf of thread’s statewide team, Happy Holidays!  thread’s offices will be closed: Friday, December 23 Monday, December 26 We wish you and ...Read More

thread Plans for the Future of Child Care in Alaska

December 01, 2022

It’s no secret that Alaska is having a child care crisis. For the past two years thread, Alaska’s Child Care Resource ...Read More

Early Care & Education Systems and Support

thread Partners