Tanaina is licensed by the Municipality of Anchorage Child Care Licensing department. Currently, the program runs a 12-18 month waiting list. To place your child on the wait list please fill out the form here and return to the Tanaina office.


Tanaina offers 4 or 5 day programs only. Rates are as follows and are subject to change. Tuition is due by the first of each month.  Child Care Assistance from the State and Cook Inlet Tribal Council is also accepted.

                                                                                         4 Day                  5 Day

Preschool  (3-5 years old)                                                          $785                    $930

Toddler (18 months-3 years old)                                              $810                     $900

School Age-SUMMER ONLY (5-10 years old)        Weekly: $235    Monthly: $900

Click here the Enrollment Application 

Click here for the Family Handbook


 In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, Tanaina Child Development Center is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complain of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.