Healthy families. Thriving children.

Celebrating 46 years in the community, Thrivalaska serves children, families and early childhood educators in the interior, northern and southeast regions of Alaska. Thrivalaska was founded in 1974 during the Trans Alaska oil pipeline. Thrivalaska is a community based non-profit organization committed to the delivery of high quality early care and learning  services. Our core purpose is “helping children and families thrive.” Thrivalaska operates 4 major programs – Head Start Birth to Five, thread Resource & Referral, thread Child Care Assistance, and a School Age program at Pearl Creek Elementary School.


Thrivalaska is embedded in our community. We work with many agencies to help us accomplish our mission in helping children, ...
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Thrivalaska needs you! Thrivalaska recognizes that people choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some it offers the ...
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Invest in and shape the future of our children! Each year we touch the lives of over 5,000 children, families, ...
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Looking for Child Care resources and referrals?

thread is Alaska’s Child Care Resource and Referral Network offering services to families, early childhood educators, early childhood education programs, ...
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Are you eligible for child care assistance? Find out!

Click the link below to learn more about Child Care Assistance eligibility, forms and information on PASS programs. Call 479-2212 ...
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Head Start Enrolling NOW!

Head Start Birth to Five is a comprehensive program for low income families with children from birth to 5 years ...
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We are located at Pearl Creek Elementary School ...
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What We Value

Education. Relationships. Play. Resilience. Best Practices. Diversity. That’s Thrivalaska.