thread Awards Additional $940K in COVID-19 Support to Child Care Statewide

thread, Alaska’s Child Care Resource & Referral Network, recently awarded $940,000 to 260 licensed early childhood and afterschool/school-age education programs ...more

January 14, 2021

thread Conducts a Second Survey of Child Care Needs During COVID-19

Since the pandemic began, the majority of Alaska’s child care programs have been open to support children and families. But ...more

January 13, 2021

Governor Dunleavy to Reorganize the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Governor Mike Dunleavy recently directed the Alaska Department of Law to draft an executive order (EO) reorganizing the Alaska Department ...more

December 29, 2020

Child Care is Struggling through COVID –Pick.Click.Give. to thread to help

For many families, the pandemic has introduced new challenges balancing the need to work, provide child care, supervise virtual schooling, ...more

December 23, 2020

FAQs on Alaska SEED ROOTS Award & thread’s COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2

Please use the below Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help answer your questions about the Alaska SEED Roots Award and ...more

December 21, 2020

Action Alert: Ask Congress to Speak Up for Child Care

In January, a new session of the U.S. Congress will begin, but the current Congress still has work to do ...more

December 7, 2020

News: Thrivalaska director ready to retire, but she’s not ready to give up her mission

Republished with permission. Written by Amanda Bohman, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, [email protected] Nov 30, 2020 A champion for early childhood ...more

December 1, 2020

Reminder: 2020 Child Care Market Rate Survey

Child Care Programs – there’s still time to complete the 2020 Child Care Market Rate Survey! The Institute of Social ...more

November 30, 2020

Child Care Matters

For many families, the pandemic has introduced new challenges balancing the need to work, provide child care, supervise virtual schooling ...more

November 25, 2020

Holiday Schedule and Warmest Wishes

On behalf of thread’s statewide Network team, Happy Thanksgiving!  thread’s statewide offices, including Juneau, Anchorage, Wasilla, Fairbanks and Kenai, will ...more

November 25, 2020