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!

CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination

July 01, 2022

As of June 18, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends children ages 6 months and older get ...Read More

Stabilizing Child Care for a Thriving Alaska

June 01, 2022

Stabilizing Child Care for a Thriving Alaska Then, Now and Next From the onset of COVID-19, Alaska’s child care system ...Read More

Park Play Days in Fairbanks - July 7

07 Jul 2022

Summer fun in Fairbanks and surrounding areas is happening! July 7 | Ester Community Park Hosted by Fairbanks North Star ...Read More

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