Child Care Programs

Submitted by Clay Butcher on July 22, 2003 - 4:00pm

Marcey Bish

Child Care Program Manager /
Alaska Child Care and Development Fund State Administrator
(907) 269-4784

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is the lead agency for the federal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) functions in the State of Alaska and includes the following programs: Child Care Assistance; Child Care Licensing; Child Care Grant; Alaska Inclusive Child Care; and Child Care Resource and Referral.

The CCPO monitors, regulates, and licenses child care facilities and promotes quality child care through a grant to Alaska’s statewide Child Care Resource and Referral Network, thread.

The CCPO promotes access to child care with a priority for children of families with low to moderate income and children with special needs.

Our Mission: “We support families in accessing quality child care.”

Our Vision: “Safe, healthy child care is available and affordable for all families in Alaska.

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) has three offices located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Juneau. The CCPO main office is located in Anchorage.

Program Contact Information:

Child Care Assistance, Child Care Grant, and Alaska Inclusive Child Care Programs
Janice Braden, Program Coordinator (907) 269-4508

Child Care Licensing
Staci Collier, Community Care Lic Spec III (907) 269-4518

Child Care Resource and Referral
Christina Hulquist, Program Coordinator II, (907) 269-3439

Alaska: Find a Child Care Provider
Information for Child Care Providers
Information for Parents
Resources and Reports
Child Care Forms

System for Early Education Development (SEED)
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South Central Regional Office
Frontier Building
3601 C Street, Suite 140
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
(907) 269-4500

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

Southeast Regional Office
Goldstein Building, Room 512-517
130 Seward Street, Suite 512
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: (907) 465-4756