Worker requirements: At least 18 years old, although 14 – 17 year-olds may serve as caregivers if they have completed a child care training course or have demonstrated competency to satisfaction of administrator.
|Age of Children||Child: Staff Ratio|
|6 weeks||5 to 1 / 11 to 2|
|9 months||5 to 1 / 11 to 2|
|18 months||6 to 1 / 13 to 2|
|27 months||8 to 1|
|3 years||13 to 1|
|4 years||15 to 1|
|5 years||20 to 1|
|6 years||20 to 1|
|7 years||20 to 1|
|8 and 9 years||20 to 1|
|10 years and older||20 to 1|
|Age Range||Ratio For Family Child Care|
|Small Family Child Care Home||1:4Caregiver can provide care to four children under age 12 for compensation plus two additional children with no compensation|
|Group/Large Family Child Care Home||2:10Family members of the caregiver are not included; maximum of 15 children including family members|
Child Care Program Office
619 E. Ship Creek, Suite 230
Anchorage, AK 99501
Northern Regional Office
542 4th Avenue #212
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Southeast Regional Office
P.O. Box 110640
150 3rd St., Ste. 107
Juneau, AK 99811
Or Toll-free statewide at:
Child care regulations
Alaska Family Child Care Association – AFCCA – http://www.alaskafcca.org
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