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Family Resource Center

As Alaska weathers the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, we want you to know that we are here for you and your family. Below are some resources and updates to support you and your family during these uncertain times.

thread services

thread's statewide offices are physically closed, but we are open for business and providing all services via telephone and/or through distance delivery.

If your child care program is closed, thread encourages you to stay home and avoid placing your children in alternate care, if possible.

We also understand every family has a unique situation at this time. If you need assistance with child care referrals, contact thread at 800.278.3723 between 9 am and 5 pm, or use our online search tool. We can provide you with the latest information on which programs are open and have vacancies.

The Municipality of Anchorage has launched a map showing the status of early childhood education programs in the municipality.


Considerations for Returning to Child Care


Transitioning to Kindergarten


Health and Wellness


Emotional Well-Being


Talking to Children About COVID-19


Play Dates


Staying Active


Learning at Home (E-Learning)


Working From Home


Tell Us Your Story

thread wants to hear from you about how COVID-19 is affecting your family. Share your story.