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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 129,203 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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Nilda Alvarez Nilda Alvarez

Annandale, VA 22003 | (703) 927-5589

About Us…. My Baby Steps Academy is a continuation of my journey and passion for children care and development in early stages.  I am a mother of two young and talented ladies and a talented Pre-school teacher assistant. I have been inv...

Zaman, Najia Zaman, Najia

Elkton, MD 21921 | (443) 466-5643

Najia Zaman's home daycare provides quality childcare and learning beyond other home centers. We provide a curriculum specifically developed for your son or daughter's age and level of development. The atmosphere at Najia's Daycare is rel...

Kennedy Family Child Care Home Kennedy Family Child Care Home

Lawndale, CA 90260 | (707) 690-0722

Loving mom caring for little ones like they're her own :) Phonics reading, home cooking, dancing and going to park or beach for fresh air and sunshine are a part of every day :)...

Doris De La Fuente Doris De La Fuente

Harlingen, TX 78552 | (956) 403-1435

Now Enrolling!   CCS Provider!!  Call (956) 403-1435  website:          Welcome to Tia Dee's home Daycare. Located in Harlingen,Texas. I have a Registered Home License, (no more  tha...

Noah's Lil' Munchkins Christian Family Childcare Noah's Lil' Munchkins Christian Family Childcare

Davis, CA 95616 | (530) 402-6394

We provide learning opportunities in a small group environment.The mixed age group encourages social interactions that promote sympathy,self- control,and team work.Learning is centered around children's interests and are explored using different sen...

Chiang, Janny Chiang, Janny

Gaithersburg, MD 20877 | (301) 875-8140

My name is Josephine Chan. I was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia, where I lived until the summer, May 2007. Have to make the decision to move to the United States, much to consider of my four children future. We moved to the Unit...

Flaherty, Denise Flaherty, Denise

Somerville, Ma 02145 | (617) 997-6361

The Learning Cloud Childcare is committed to provide an excellent  bilingual education to children from 3 months old to 5 years of age in a warm and loving Space. We provide breakfast, lunch and snacks. We cook fresh and delicious food everyday and ...

Essential Beginnings Childcare (Julie Giffen) Essential Beginnings Childcare (Julie Giffen)

New Braunfels, TX 78130 | (830) 515-0192

The founder and caregiver of Essential Beginnings Childcare is Julie Giffen. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She also holds Texas Educator Certificates in Elementary Education, Middle School Science, and English as a Second Lan...

Bibi's Bumblebees Academy Bibi's Bumblebees Academy

Lindenhurst, IL 60046 | (224) 316-8998

BIBI'S BUMBLEBEES ACADEMY is a Family Home Daycare, bilingual with nutricional food included,the routine and curriculum are flexible according with the kid needs. We prepare kids for kindergarden. $200/week full time. We offer 10% for second child. ...

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