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Special Services

Military Families

If you are a military personnel, thread can assist you with searching for child care off-base/post. In some cases, a subsidy is available through a partnership with Child Care Aware of America and the United States Military and Department of Defense.
For more information, please contact your local thread office or visit Child Care Aware®

Families of Children with Special Needs

If you have a child who has special needs, thread can help you find inclusive child care.
Call our statewide, toll free referral number at 800.278.3723 for enhanced referrals and extra support to aid you in your search for quality early care and learning.

If you are participating in the State of Alaska Child Care Assistance Program, you may also qualify for the Alaska Inclusive Child Care Program (Alaska IN!). Alaska IN! provides supplemental funding to qualifying child care providers caring for qualifying children with special needs. The additional funding helps child care providers pay for the training, accommodations, and support needed to meet your child’s individual needs.
To learn more, or to apply for Alaska IN! visit the Alaska Child Care Program Office or download the Alaska IN! Brochure