Child Care Financial Assistance

thread provides families with information on financial assistance for child care. Use these resources to help make child care more affordable for your family.

Northern/Interior and Southeast Alaska

thread administers the State of Alaska Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) for the CCAP Northern and Southeast service delivery areas. The CCAP, also known in Alaska as Parents Achieving Self-Sufficiency (PASS), helps eligible families pay for child care.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Work or attend a job training or educational program
  • Have children who are younger than 13 years of age who need child care
  • Financially qualify based on your family size and gross income
  • Select a child care provider participating in the CCAP

The thread child care assistance staff can help you with:

  • Understanding the CCAP and the rights and responsibilities of participants
  • Determining your eligibility
  • Completing your application

Contact thread’s office:

8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday
907.265.3100 or toll free 855.479.2212
1949 Gillam Way, Suite G
Fairbanks, AK  99701

Southcentral and Other Regions

If you live in another region, contact your local child care assistance office. For more information about the CCAP, visit the State of Alaska Child Care Program Office website.