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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 140,444 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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Trelane Learning Center Trelane Learning Center

Lathrop, CA 95330 | (909) 522-7379

At TDLC we feel most excited when children can be children: to witness and play a role in their childhood, to experience their kindness and partake in their endless creativity is an amazing gift. It makes me happy as a caregiver to play such an impor...

Kids Cove Kids Cove

Colby, KS 67701 | (970) 580-3740

Kids' Cove offers a small family enviorment for kids after a long day of school. At Kids' Cove children will be encouraged to imagine, and create. Every day they will have a snack, and than a group activity time. which could be field games, arts and ...

Shining Stars Academy LLC Shining Stars Academy LLC

Wichita, KS 67216 | (316) 708-3710

My name is Susan Harris. I am the owner and operator for Shining Stars Academy. I am a proud Army veteran, eager to continue to serve my community, but now as a child care provider. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Development and a Maste...

My Little Zoo My Little Zoo

Wichita, KS 67209 | (316) 617-1281

My Little Zoo is your child's home away from home! With lots of learning and play your child is able to explore their world at their own pace. ...

Spenglers Little Wonders Spenglers Little Wonders

Winfield, KS 67156 | (620) 249-0498

Spengler's Little Wonders is an in home daycare conveniently located in Winfield, KS. Provider, Brandy Spengler is a licensed education specialist. Brandy is married with two delightful little girls. She is a licensed school psychologist who loves wo...

Just Like Home Just Like Home

Topeka, KS 66606 | (785) 383-7341

Just Like home daycare is a licensed and located in the nice historic neighborhoods of Potwin. About two blocks away from St. Francis emergency center. Nice sized yard to play in, lots of bikes and outside toys, yoga, gardening, and artwork provided ...

Jynas Play School Jynas Play School

Topeka, KS 66604 | (785) 408-9385

Jyna's Play School Licensed Daycare provided by mothers in a nurturing, fun loving, educational, safe, and worry-free learning environment for ages 18 mos to school age. We are open 7a-6p M-F (will work with your schedule), meet all state and county ...

Nana Pegs Daycare Nana Pegs Daycare

Meriden, KS 66512 | (785) 224-4995

NaNa Peg's daycare is a home group licensed daycare. Our main goal is to provide a loving, comfortable, and safe environment for your children. We also focus on learning skills for each child that is age appropriate....

Wiggles And Giggles Full Day Group Care And Learning Place Wiggles And Giggles Full Day Group Care And Learning Place

Olathe, KS 66062 | (913) 706-3975

A place where children learn through laughter. A place where parents feel confident their child is being loved and respected and therefore EXCEL. Here's a tid-bit of info: We have fun learning, but follow a schedule. We get prepared for kindergarten ...

Clark family daycare Clark family daycare

Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 | (805) 907-6503

I am CPR certified and a member of the Food program. I live in between two parks, so we walk to the park very frequently. I teach the kids basic sign language, (hungry, water, milk, more, all done, etc) ...

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