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Child Care Program Office (CCPO)

Mission: We support Families in Accessing Quality Child Care

Vision: 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.

Current Events

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is pleased to announce the regulation changes to 7 AAC 57 Child Care Facilities Licensing, have been adopted and will go into effect on September 30, 2018. These regulation changes are inclusive of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014, requirements.

The CCPO has created and attached the following tools to assist child care facilities in implementing these changes into their programs:
Please direct any questions pertaining to these regulations changes and tools to the CCPO Child Care Licensing Policy Mailbox at:

CCPO will be creating a compilation of any questions and answers received and sharing them on the CCPO website.

How Can We Help You?

This search finds child care providers currently licensed by the State of Alaska or Municipality of Anchorage and providers approved for participation in the Child Care Assistance Program.
Regional office locations, phone numbers, and contact information for PASS II and PASS III.

Child Care Licensing, Licensed Exempt, Child Care Assistance, and Child Care Grant
Child Care Assistance application, PASS program, Alaska IN!, and resources and referrals
Information on regulations, statutes, federal reports, and family and provider resource lists.
Child Care Assistance Program, Child Care Grant Program, Licensing, and Accounting forms.

important notice iconTo file a complaint against a child care provider, please email or contact our main office at (907) 269-4500 or 1 (888) 268-4632.

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