RurAL CAP serves children, families, and communities statewide through early education programs and training and technical assistance. Our Early Education and Training & Technical Assistance services provide resources and connection to entire communities for the overall health and development of children and individuals.

Early Education

RurAL CAP serves children and families through early childhood education. We promote socio-emotional development, healthy practices, cultural richness, and school readiness. Our programs include the Child Development Center, Head Start, Early Head Start, and Parents as Teachers (PAT). 

Child Development Center

The Anchorage Child Development Center provides full-day, year-round child care for children between 19 months and five years of age. Our center engages children in spacious classrooms with various educationaactivities and lessons. 

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Head Start & Early Head Start

Head Start and Early Head Start are federally funded programs that prepare Alaska’s children and families with low-incomes for school and life success through comprehensive services in early education and family well-being.  While Head Start primarily serves three- and four-year-olds, Early Head Start visits the homes of families with infants and toddlers under the age of three. 

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as Teachers

Parents as Teachers (PAT), a national home-visiting teaching model, supports families in Alaska Communities by delivering in-home services to prenatal women and families with children ages five and under. We work with parents to promote their children's development through comprehensive services that support early education and family well-being. 

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Training & Technical Assistance

Through our Training and Technical Assistance programs, rural communities have access to various resources that support the development and enhancement of tribal justice systems, juvenile justice programs, and tribal victim services. 

The Resource Basket

Our Resource Basket Training and Technical Assistance Center helps rural communities support healthy, successful, and culturally connected Alaska Native youth by offering training, resources, technical assistance, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities. 

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Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Our Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center supports the delivery of statewide Training and Technical Assistance services to Tribes and tribal organizations seeking to develop or enhance their respective tribal justice systems.  We provide access to statewide nonprofit, public, and tribal relationships, in addition to nationwide partnerships, affiliations, and services as needed.  

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Alaska Tribal Victims Services

Our Alaska Tribal Victim Services Program provides Training & Technical Assistance to tribes receiving grant funding from the Denali Commission to assess needs, plan for, and implement services supporting victims of crime.

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In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:  1) Mail: U.S Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or 2) Fax: 202-690-7442 3) Email: [email protected].

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.