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Alaska Denali KidCare (CHIP)

Denali KidCare is a new Alaska program to ensure that children and teens of both working and non-working families can have the health insurance they need. Denali KidCare provides excellent health insurance coverage for Alaska children and teens through age 18, and for…

Alaska Food Stamp Program

The Alaska Food Stamp Program provides food benefits to low income households. The Federal government funds 100 percent of the food stamp benefit. The State pays half the costs of operating the Food Stamp Program in Alaska. The Division of Public Assistance issues food…

Alaska Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's…

Alaska Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills.
LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer. By doing so, you can reduce the risk of health an…

Alaska Medicaid

Medicaid is a health insurance program for specified low-income target groups in Alaska. Potential recipients include children, pregnant women, the aged, blind, and/or disabled, and people who are eligible to receive Federally assisted income maintenance payments.…

Alaska School Breakfast and Lunch Program

The School Breakfast Program (SBP) provides cash assistance to states to operate nonprofit breakfast programs in schools and residential childcare institutions(RCCI). The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) administers the SBP at…

Alaska Special Milk Program

The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools and residential childcare institutions (RCCI) who do not participate in other Federal meal service programs. The program reimburses schools and RCCI's for the milk they serve.

Schools in the Na…

Alaska Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women,…

Alaska Summer Food Service

The Summer Food Service program provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help Alaska children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow, throughout the summer months when they are out of school.

Alaska Temporary Assistance Program

The Alaska Temporary Assistance Program (ATAP) provides cash assistance and work services to low-income families with children to help them with basic needs while they work toward becoming self-sufficient. This program is provided under the Federal Temporary Assistance…

Alaska Unemployment Insurance

Alaska's Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program is dedicated to providing temporary benefit payments to workers unemployed through no fault of their own. Unemployment benefits serve not only to bridge the economic gap for the worker, but also as a stabilizing influence on…

Alaska Weatherization Assistance Program

The Alaska Weatherization Assistance Program provides funding to insulate the dwellings of low-income persons, particularly the elderly, persons with disabilities, families with children, high residential energy users, and households with a high energy burden, in order…

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