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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 132,560 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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Amazing Minds of Northwest Indiana Amazing Minds of Northwest Indiana

Merrillville, IN 46410 | (219) 795-1550

NAFCC Accreditation Paths to Quality Level 4  ...

Zennie's Kidz Daycare Zennie's Kidz Daycare

New York, NY 14869 | (607) 227-6140

Zennie's Kidz Daycare is located in Odessa and in the Odessa School District. My daily schedule has a wide variety of activities sure to keep your child engaged while having fun. Contact me today for enrollment information. ...

Sunnyvale Pines Daycare Sunnyvale Pines Daycare

Sunnyvale, CA 94086 | (415) 379-0592

Natacha loves how rewarding it is to be involved in the challenge and joy of watching children learn and grow. She looks forward to getting to know all the children’s different personalities and helping them develop and have fun at the same time. A...


Vista, CA 92081 | (760) 330-7911

Nutrition programs available, Food Handlers Certified, 26 years of experience, active member of Providers Association,. CPR and First Aid certified, Flexible Schedules. ...

Kerr's Sweet Tots Kerr's Sweet Tots

Baird, TX 79504 | (325) 864-0162

Kerr's Sweet Tots Here to provided childcare out of my home Breakfast and lunch provided as well as 2 snacks everyday Fun and learning Clean home with lots of love...

Melissa'sPreschool/Childcare Melissa'sPreschool/Childcare

Clackamas, OR 97015 | (503) 752-2158

My environment is guided by the creative Curriculum for Family Child Care which is designed to help children grow in their social/emotional, physical, cognitive and language development. My classroom set up includes areas for art, sensory, dramatic ...

Happy Half-Pints Family Childcare Happy Half-Pints Family Childcare

Leominster, MA 01453 | (978) 798-9966

Happy Half-Pints is a Family Childcare that provides a home based setting with a structured agenda for infants, toddlers and school age children. Full and Part time slots are available. Happy Half-Pints offers reasonable rates and healthy USDA approv...

Little rascals ranch daycare Little rascals ranch daycare

Mountain View, HI 96771 | (808) 990-8916

Accepting infants and toddlers. Educational learning/play, includes meals. Accepts child care subsidy programs such as child care connections and arbor and first to work. Convenient location close to highway, outdoor and indoor play, arts/crafts, lov...

Julia's little Jewels Julia's little Jewels

Tigard, OR 97224 | (503) 888-5868

My name is Julia and I'm a mother of 2 wonderful kiddos! I have been running a in home child care for the past 8 years. Almost all the children I watch have been with me from infant to pre k or kindergarten. I have excellent references for you upon r...

Creative Playhouse Creative Playhouse

Cobleskill, NY 12043 | (518) 322-2075

A parents love and an education of a teacher in a loving home setting Hi there! Im an experienced preschool teacher and mother of two. Caring for and teaching children is my passion! At Creative Playhouse your child will learn and grown by fun age...

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