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Alaska Center for Resource Families

At the Alaska Center for Resource Families, our mission is to provide support and training to all of Alaska’s resource families (foster, adoptive, relative caretakers and guardianship families) in order to strengthen them and enhance current skills, while developing new ones. We are dedicated to working in collaborative relationships with OCS, Tribes, and others involved in the foster care and adoptive systems.

Best Beginnings

Best Beginnings goal is to promote early literacy and ensure every child enters school ready to succeed.

Grandfamilies Network of Alaska

The Grandfamilies Network Program is a one-of-a-kind, statewide support program for grandparents raising their grandchildren. The program provides ongoing support groups, informational campaigns, case management, financial assistance, a lending library, a statewide newsletter and a toll-free hot line for counseling and referrals.

Growing Readers

Growing Readers is a collaborative project of the Homer Early Childhood Coalition. These partners have joined together to bring early literacy tips and tools to families and early childhood professionals.

Hand in Hand Parenting

Hand in Hand Parenting works to support parents and provide them with the insights and skills they need to listen to and connect with their children in a way that allows each child to thrive.

Parenting Press

Parenting Press recognizes parenting is a tough job and creates materials to make the job easier for parents by giving you concrete information and realistic recommendations. Subscribe to their monthly newsletter for tips and more information.

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read.

Signing Savvy

Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high-resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada.

Zero to Three

Zero to Three is a national, nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and know-how to nurture early development And to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life.