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

March 17, 2021

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

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

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

Celebrating the Holidays in a Big, but Smaller, Way

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people, and  “COVID fatigue” has set in.  Gatherings during the upcoming holidays ...more

November 20, 2020

thread is Here for You: COVID-19 Resources

thread is here to support you through Alaska’s increase in COVID-19 cases. Below are various resources from thread’s COVID-19 Resource Center that will help guide you ...more

November 18, 2020

Winter & Holiday Safety Tips

Alaska’s long, cold winter is back and families, as well as their early childhood education programs, are making preparations. Keeping ...more

November 13, 2020

thread’s Book Party in the Park Cancelled

Summertime brings warm weather, cool treats, and thread’s annual Book Party in the Park. Usually at this time, thread staff ...more

July 1, 2020

Family Friday 2020

The Week of the Young Child draws to a close today with Family Friday. Today we celebrate families and the ...more

April 17, 2020