Child Care Program Office Broadcast: Notice of Public Comment and Hearing

June 14, 2024

The following broadcast was released by the Alaska Department of Health Child Care Program Office on June 14, 2024.

Public Hearing Teleconference: June 18, 2024, 12-2pm

This is a reminder that the Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is soliciting public comment on Alaska’s Draft 2025-2027 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan. Public comments will be considered in the final draft of the Plan.

You may submit oral comments at the public hearing to be held via teleconference on June 18, 2024, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.  If you would like to comment during the oral public hearing. Instructions for doing so are below:

  1. Call the teleconference number: 1 (800) 893-7840.
  2. You will be asked to say your name for the recording, and then press #.
  3. You will be entered into the teleconference.
  4. Once you are in the teleconference, you can press *5 to be added to the que for providing a comment.
  5. When it is your turn for comment, we will call your name and you will be unmuted and able to speak.

You may also comment on the draft CCDF Plan by submitting written comments to the Department of Health, Child Care Program Office, 3601 C Street, Suite 140, Anchorage, AK 99503. Additionally, the Department of Health will accept comments by fax at (907) 269-4536 and by email at The comments must be received not later than 5 p.m. AKDT on June 19, 2024. 

A copy of Alaska’s draft FY 2025-2027 CCDF Plan is attached to this broadcast or can be accessed from the public notice website: You may also obtain a copy by contacting Christina Hulquist at or 1 (907) 419-7565.

Individuals may provide comment before June 19, no later than 5pm, via:

  • Public Hearing Teleconference: June 18, 12-2pm, 1 (800) 893-7840
  • Fax: 1 (907) 269-4536
  • Email: Submit comments to Christina Hulquist at

Writing: Submit comments through the mail to the Department of Health, Child Care Program Office, Attn: Christina Hulquist, 3601 C Street, Suite 140, Anchorage, AK 99503

Thank you,

Alaska Child Care Program Office