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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

On October 1, 2017, the Child Care Program Office (CCPO) fully implemented the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) regulation changes in 7 AAC 41 along with revised policies and procedures to meet requirements of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). The changes include revisions for authorizing care for children and payments to providers to help ensure continuity of care for CCAP participating children and improve the quality of care for all children in child care settings.

The following broadcast contains information on CCAP payments to providers and concerns of overpayment. If you have any questions please contact the CCPO at (907) 269-4500.

How Can We Help You?

Real-time, comprehensive list of child care providers in the state of Alaska.
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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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