LINKS Mat-Su Parent Resource Center
Assists in ensuring that every parent & family who has a child with special needs has access to information, education & support to empower them to be advocates for themselves, & their children.
Provide outreach and education to parents of children with special needs regarding child care options
Increase early identification and intervention for children with special needs
Provide enhanced care referral services to parents who have children with special needs
Assist child care providers with training, consultation, and support from community resource. Alaska IN! assists families with finding child care by providing referrals and assessing whether families are eligible for the supplemental subsidy program. All families with children who have special needs are eligible for enhanced referral services. However, to be eligible for the special needs subsidy: The family must be eligible for a State child care assistance program AND Child must have a special need and be age birth through age 12.