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Child Care Program Office (CCPO)

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The Child Care Program Office is pleased to announce the Department of Health and Social Services has adopted regulation changes in Title 7 AAC 41 Child Care Assistance Program effective January 5, 2017.
The adopted regulation will be implemented in phases beginning March 1, 2017, with changes impacting child care provider eligibility and July 1, 2017, with changes impacting family eligibility, program payment to providers, and administrative functions.

Webinars to explain the implementation plan specific to provider eligibility will be held weekly beginning mid-January. The same information will be presented at each session, however, a different call-in number and access code are assigned to the different dates. Please click here to view the webinar schedule and access information.

New Child Care Facilities Licensing
7 AAC 57 regulations were implemented July 1, 2016

Broadcast Follow-up to June 28, 2016 Provider Chats with Child Care Licensing Regulation Changes Q & A Document and Child Care Licensing Regulation Changes and Implementation Plan Matrix.

Learn & Grow: Alaska joins 43 other states in offering a statewide Quality Recognition and Improvement System (QRIS) for early care and learning programs. This new system is called Learn & Grow and is designed to foster the success of young children in our state.

Are you eligible for Child Care assistance? Try our Child Care Contribution Calculator!

State of Alaska: Find a Child Care Provider -- If unable to access this link, try our List of Providers (updated weekly)

child care pictureChild Care Assistance Rates

State Child Care Licensing

Child Care Licensing Chats - 2017 Schedule

Statutes and Regulations

Child Care Development and Fund Plan FFY 2016 - 2018

2015 Alaska Child Care Market Price Survey

Child Care Reports and Alaska Child Care and Development Fund Plans

Child Care Program Office (CCPO) Brochure

Child Care Program Office and Child Care Licensing Contact Information:

Email: or
Toll-free statewide at: 1-888-268-4632

South Central Regional Office
Frontier Building
3601 C St., Suite 140
Anchorage, AK 99524
(907) 269-4500

Northern Regional Office
Nerland Building
542 4th Avenue #212
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 451-3198

Southeast Regional Office
Goldstein Building, Room 512-517
130 Seward Street
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 465-4756
P.O. Box 110640
Juneau, AK 99811-0640

Child Care Assistance Office Contact Information:

 Child Care Assistance Offices


We support Families in Accessing Quality Child Care

Safe, healthy child care is available and affordable for all families in Alaska.

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is the lead agency for the Federal Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) functions.

The CCPO monitors, regulates, and licenses child care facilities across the state and further promotes child care quality through grants to Child Care Resource & Referral agencies and the direct administration of the Child Care ​Grant Program.

The CCPO promotes capacity and accessibility in child care with special attention to infants, school age child care, and children with special needs. 

Child Care Forms


Family and Provider Resource List

Child Care Resources and Links


Aggregate Data on Deaths, Injuries, and Abuse in a Child Care Setting

Homeless Shelters Accepting Families

Information for Parents

Information for Child Care Providers


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