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.

ChildcareCenter.us has a listing of over 130,458 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!

Home Daycare Search

Browse by State

Map of Family Childcare in the United States
Alabama Family Daycare Alaska Family Daycare Arizona Family Daycare Arkansas Family Daycare California Family Daycare Colorado Family Daycare Connecticut Family Daycare Delaware Family Daycare District of Columbia Family Daycare Florida Family Daycare Georgia Family Daycare Hawaii Family Daycare Idaho Family Daycare Illinois Family Daycare Indiana Family Daycare Iowa Family Daycare Kansas Family Daycare Kentucky Family Daycare Louisiana Family Daycare Maine Family Daycare Maryland Family Daycare Massachusetts Family Daycare Michigan Family Daycare Minnesota Family Daycare Mississippi Family Daycare Missouri Family Daycare Montana Family Daycare Nebraska Family Daycare Nevada Family Daycare New Hampshire Family Daycare New Jersey Family Daycare New Mexico Family Daycare New York Family Daycare North Carolina Family Daycare North Dakota Family Daycare Ohio Family Daycare Oklahoma Family Daycare Oregon Family Daycare Pennsylvania Family Daycare Rhode Island Family Daycare South Carolina Family Daycare South Dakota Family Daycare Tennessee Family Daycare Texas Family Daycare Utah Family Daycare Vermont Family Daycare Virginia Family Daycare Washington Family Daycare West Virginia Family Daycare Wisconsin Family Daycare Wyoming Family Daycare

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.

child-care-assistance-programs-in-the-us

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.

Latest Home Daycare Updates

SARA CHATTERJEA SARA CHATTERJEA

Fox Lake, IL 60020 | (847) 973-8742

Big Kids is a DCFS licensed home child care program specializing in providing care for school-aged children! We offer before school care, after school care, and full day care on non-school days and over the summer. We are a program where children lit...

Lil' Fillies Daycare Lil' Fillies Daycare

Paso Robles, CA 93446 | (805) 674-4631

We are a in home family daycare specializing in infant and toddler care. We have a fun learning atmosphere and work with Zoo-Phonics to help develop your child's mind at an early age. We strive to teach your little ones the basics and help prepare th...

LUCY CORTES FAMILY CHILD CARE LUCY CORTES FAMILY CHILD CARE

Bakersfield, CA 93312 | (661) 709-7937

Please feel free to call , e-mail or text with any questions. Loving, professional and caring environment for your little ones. I am located near Norris elementary off Mezzadro Ave....

Joy's Day Care Joy's Day Care

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 | (763) 587-3937

I have been a childcare provider for 20+ year. I care for all ages and am on the food program. I teach school readiness and do arts and crafts with all the children....

#1 Brandi's Abingdon Family Daycare #1 Brandi's Abingdon Family Daycare

Abingdon, MD 21009 | (410) 569-1340

Licensed and insured Since 2001. Clean preschool like setting within the home. Meals and snacks included. AFFORDABLE!! Open 6am to 6pm Monday - Friday. Call today to set up an interview and discuss openings....

mary ann home daycare mary ann home daycare

Dundalk , MD 21222 | (410) 288-0670

I'm a home daycare provider for 18 years///food provided in weekly price,,,caring for children from infant to 4 years old,,,,Christian home,,music play manners and care taught mon thru fri 630am to 5 pm only ...

Bouncin Bean Family Daycare Bouncin Bean Family Daycare

Middletown, NY 10941 | (845) 609-7290

Bouncin Bean Family Daycare is a daycare of 8 children. We welcome infant, toddlers,preschool and school age children from ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. We are a NYS Licensed Daycare. Bouncin Bean is a place to learn and grow... ...

Janeen Janeen

Owosso, MI 48867 | (989) 472-3700

My name is Janeen and I am licensed by the state of Mi. My son also helps me and he is certified CNA.I have been a day care provider for more than 7 years. I have watched children ranging from 4 weeks to 12 years old.Right now I have children from 2...

JoAnn's Family Child Care JoAnn's Family Child Care

Dover, NJ 07801 | (973) 366-7055

Hi, my name is JoAnn and I provide a safe, nurturing loving and fun learning environment. I am a State registered Family Child care provider with over 14 years of child care experience. I accept children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. CDA certificatio...

Happy Munchkins Academy Happy Munchkins Academy

El Cajon, CA 92021 | (619) 955-6540

Happy Munchkins Academy is licensed by the state of California and has unannounced inspections regularly by state and federal programs. We hold a standard to pass every inspection with 100% compliance every day. Cleanliness and safety are top priorit...

Share With Us:

Child Care Resources:

Preparing Your Household Before Starting an In-Home Daycare

Researching the licensing guidelines in your state and learning state regulations as they apply to home daycare businesses aren't the only preparation you'll need before starting an in-home daycare. Y...

Sensory Bin: A Smart Addition to Any Home or Daycare

CONSIDER THE BENEFITS Are you looking for a simple, inexpensive, creative, and educationally rich activity for young children? Sensory bins help children develop a wide variety of important...

Understanding Common Playground Risks

Creating an outdoor play space for children is an important part of starting an in-home daycare business, but it's equally important for small business owners to understand common playground risks in ...

All Resources
Find Nannies, Sitters and Nanny Agencies