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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 137,330 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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Escondido, CA 92027 | (760) 801-4615

I have been a childcare provider for over 10 years. I am CPR certified, I accept government programs, nutritional programs, and have a great environment. I love children & I am very experienced. I have openings for all ages, and also full time. P...

Escajeda child care Escajeda child care

Colton, CA 92324 | (951) 334-8598

Welcome to escajeda child care ,where your children will be loved and cared for. I currenty can provide for 6 children . I will give each child the attention he or she needs.I will also teach them and provide hot meals . Contact me if your interested...

Buttons and Bows Child Care, Inc. Buttons and Bows Child Care, Inc.

East Patchogue, NY 6319537732 | (631) 953-7732

Buttons and Bows Child Day Care We care for children from 6 weeks to 12 years’ old Limited Enrollment available Serving East Patchogue, Bellport and surrounding communities We have over 20 years’ experience in the child care field. Our st...

B's Next Generation Daycare B's Next Generation Daycare

Gary, IN 46409 | (219) 980-0254

License Facility, Certified Staff,Cash and Vouchers Accepted. Early Childhood Education, After School Tutoring, Will serve Healthy Breakfast ,Meals and Snacks...

America's Kiddos America's Kiddos

Isanti, MN 55040 | (763) 439-1841

Hello, my name is Shannon Holmstrom. I provide full time, part time, and hourly care for children of all ages. I offer flexible hours upon request. Americas Kiddos is a fun place where your child can play and learn. Please contact me with any questio...

Bordner, Rosemarie Bordner, Rosemarie

Monkton, MD 21111 | (410) 771-4424

My equipment and toys shall be developmentally appropriate, culturally senitive, in good shape, clean, free from hazards including lead paint, and support learning in language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking,social studies,cr...

Kimberly Stewart Kimberly Stewart

Waterloo, IA 50702 | (319) 287-5039

State registered professional child care provider since 2005, QRS 2. I provideHealthy meals , daily schedule, limited screen time, children are taught manners and proper guidance. We do learn through play,  including but not limited to, dancing, sin...

Papa's and Nana's Papa's and Nana's

Nashville, IN 47448 | (812) 988-4584

Hi I'm happy to say I have been in business going on 17 years..I have passed every inspection I have ever had by the state and have many references for those who want them. I've had one bad review by a noncustodial parent who was told more than ...

Sami's Daycare Sami's Daycare

Red Lake Falls, MN 56750 | (218) 791-3459

Opening October 3rd-license is valid October 1. I am offering evening childcare from 12:30pm-10:30 pm Monday-Friday. Ages 18 months and up. I also currently hold an active LPN license in MN and North Dakota. First aid/CPR certified...

Lady Bugs and Gentle Bees Daycare Lady Bugs and Gentle Bees Daycare

Beaumont, CA 92223 | (951) 282-1330

We are proud to serve our local community by providing a safe and healthy environment for your children to learn and grow. We will work with your child from basic skills to Kindergarten ready, all while playing and building their imaginations.  ...

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