Find a Home Daycare Provider

Parents agonize over the decision to leave their child in another person's care when they go to work. Thousands of choices for child care abound from preschools to institutional day care facilities. A more intimate option is a home daycare, also called family daycare. These take place inside homes rather than businesses, and more closely resemble play groups of other young children from the surrounding neighborhood. Unlike commercial centers or preschools, home child care offers a smaller child to "teacher" ratio, enabling each child to receive the highest level of care possible without his parents. has a listing of over 130,931 home daycares, with about 10 new providers added to our database daily. Feel free to use the Home Daycare Search box on the page to find the perfect child care solution for you!

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When researching whether to place a child with a home daycare, the parents should check their state's guidelines governing the licensing of family daycare providers. Not all states require the providers to hold a license, and some states only require a license for providers caring for six or more children. Looking into the state's regulations and then following up by researching the credentials of the home child care provider will ensure the safety of the child.


Parents should also know that many family daycare providers participate in state subsidies program which can make paying for the cost easier for those short on funds. Find out more information about covering the costs of preschool or early child care by reading both articles: Child Care Assistance Programs and Appy for Child Care Assistance.

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Pleasant Street Daycare Pleasant Street Daycare

Rockwell City , IA 50579 | (712) 790-3044

Love to help children learn while having fun! Offer a safe, loving environment with flexible hours and low cost child care. Learning based with lots of reading. I would really enjoy having your child join my daycare!...

Gathering Tree Preschool Gathering Tree Preschool

Austin, TX 78736 | (512) 496-7814

The Gathering Tree in-home Preschool has TWO spots available for ages 2 - 5. Currently open 3 days a week for summer: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. (Opening 5 days a week in the Fall, starting August 15.) Full days or half days available. Preschool ...

Precious Cargo Daycare Precious Cargo Daycare

Lawrence, KS 66044 | (785) 979-1239

New location same great childcare! Licensed group home daycare. 2 FT providers. DCF accepted. We are on the Food Program. Which means we provide healthy up to USDA Stardards. ...

SAN Family Daycare SAN Family Daycare

Santa Clara, CA 95050 | (408) 401-9431

A licensed facility from the State of California. First Aid, CPR and Preventive Health Certified. Finger printed and background checked. Smoke and pet free home with large open play area; Age appropriate toys, activities, and education. Indian provid...

Laura's  Daycare Laura's Daycare

Lexington Park, MD 20653 | (240) 587-2687

Offering quality and naturing in home childcare and also age appropriate learning environment for children, ages 4 weeks to 9 years of age. Potty training and potty training assistance is provided. My daycare also provides after school care for ages ...

Natalie's Daycare Natalie's Daycare

Highland, IN 46322 | (219) 313-5476

In home daycare mother/daughter team in Highland. Will provide daycare in our homes for children ages 6 weeks to school age. Clean home, smoke free, infant CPR certified, excellent references. Please call or email with any questions....


Columbia, MO 65201 | (573) 999-0637

Luke's Treehouse is a play based school with practice in school skills most days/daily.  We have an integrated age group program with close age group breakout times. ...

Ashley Bertrand's Childcare Ashley Bertrand's Childcare

Savage, MN 55378 | (952) 393-3584

Ashley Bertrand’s Childcare is a licensed family child care located in Savage, MN. It offers a loving and safe environment for your little one(s) to learn and develop while having fun and exploring our world! ...

Peace of Mind Family Childcare Peace of Mind Family Childcare

Fort Washington, MD 20744 | (202) 412-0546

Hi I have provided care for all ages for over 15 plus years. I am a licensed provider in the Tantallion Community. I am a mom of 4. I have had the opportunity to raise my kids from birth until school age to make sure they were well grounded in each ...

Nana's House Childcare Nana's House Childcare

Grand Junction, CO 81504 | (970) 260-1005

Nana's House Childcare Accepting children ages 3-12 years Monday-Friday 7am-6pm Fun Preschool Curriculum Age appropriate toys and learning materials Serving breakfast, lunch and 2 snacks Nana to 6 grandkids..35 years experience Sorry, I don't ...

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