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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 141,289 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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Columbus, OH 43228 | (614) 385-8483

I have been in childcare for over 20 years. I graduated from Fort Hayes Career Center with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Care.  While in the program at Fort Hayes I became a Lead Toddler Teacher for Hilltop Educare. I was with Hilltop Ed...

Cathy's Cubs LLC Cathy's Cubs LLC

Houma, LA 70364 | (225) 937-4964

5 years of professional child care experience,with work experience as a lead teacher in a daycare and teaching at Head-start. I am proud mother of three children.I have also attended the University of New Orleans for 2 years....

Little Snowflakes Little Snowflakes

Overland Park, KS 66213 | (913) 396-2490

Little Snowflakes mission is to provide parents with the highest quality childcare possible in a uniquely contemporary environment that is clean and safe. LSF provides a structured environment that still allows for choice and creativity. There is a d...

Cynthia L Burrows Day Care Home Cynthia L Burrows Day Care Home

Shawnee, KS 66216 | (913) 219-4998

-In-home preschool with a brand new dedicated Pre-K classroom -Small class size of 7 students, low student:teacher ratio of 7:1  -Literature-based preschool curriculum specifically designed for Pre-K -Daily creative arts, shared readi...

Munchkin Land Daycare Munchkin Land Daycare

Medicine Lodge, KS 67104 | (620) 930-2464

4 years experience. Group daycare home. DCF approved. License capacity is 12. Enrolled in state food program. 2 full-time employees so transportation is easy. Please call to inquire about availabilities. ...

Shamama oomer Shamama oomer

Bristow, VA 20136 | (202) 780-5222

Im a licensed homedaycare provider in Bristow/ Tartan hills. Mother of 3, only one stays at home with me.Smoke free and pet free environment. Cpr and first aid certified. ...

Esparza Family Child Care Esparza Family Child Care

La Quinta, CA 92253 | (760) 449-8294

Hello, my name is Myrna a licensed child care provider located in N. La Quinta. We offer great tool to help children prepare for school. Here at EFCC we learn by playing, singing, and socializing. For more information please contact us! ...

Loris family day care Loris family day care

West Seneca, NY 14224 | (716) 255-1040

Hi ! My name is Lori . I have a small , safe and fun day care run through my clean west Seneca home . I have been doing this for over 11 years and just became licenced. I currently have space available for children ages 6 weeks -12 years . I offer gr...


Victorville, CA 92392 | (760) 553-2777

Dantzler Family Child Care is based on the latest educational research and focuses on building the three critical abilities that have the most impact on a child’s future success: social-emotional skills, executive-function skills, and inquiry-b...

Castle of Little People Childcare Castle of Little People Childcare

Greensboro, NC 27405 | (336) 337-7844

Castle of Little People Childcare is a Licensed Home Childcare that offers Full-time, After School, and Summer Care filled with a fun, safe, structured environment....

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