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Information for Parents: Special Needs Child Care - Alaska IN!

The Alaska Inclusive Child Care Initiative (Alaska IN!) works to expand the availability of quality child care for children with special needs by promoting inclusive practices.  Alaska IN! also provides:

  • Referrals, outreach and education to parents of children with special needs about child care options,
  • Specific training and support to providers who care for children with special needs AND
  • Additional funding to providers, based upon each child's individual needs.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be eligible under the PASS child care assistance program,
  • Be under 13 years of age and
  • Have a diagnosed special need

If you are looking for care for your child with special needs, contact Alaska’s Statewide Child Care Resources and Referral Agency, thread, in your area: ​

South Central Alaska

Anchorage - Lead Office

3350 Commercial Dr, Suite 203
Anchorage, AK 99501
9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Phone 907.265.3100 / Toll Free 800.278.3723
Fax 907.265.3191 / Toll Free Fax 877.563.1959
info@threadalaska.org

Wasilla

Westside Center, DPA Bldg, 877 W. Commercial Dr
Wasilla, AK 99654
9:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Phone 907.373.5024
Fax 907.373.5067

Southeast Alaska

Juneau

3100 Channel Drive, Suite 215
Juneau, Alaska 99801
8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Phone 907.789.1235 / Toll Free 888.785.1235
Fax 907.789.1238
info@aeyc-sea.org

Interior/Northern Alaska

Fairbanks - Resource and Referrals

1908 Old Pioneer Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Resource Phone 907.479.2214 / Referral Phone 907.479.2204
Toll Free 866.878.2273
Fax 907.479.2486
thread@thrivalaska.com​

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