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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 121,278 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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Wendy’s Child Care

Wendy’s Child Care

Minnetonka, MN 55345 | (763) 238-2111

I have 15+yrs experience in home daycare. I am a formerly licensed elementary teacher. I love my job and consider it a privilege to work with my daycare families and be a part of their child’s growth and development. We have lots of fun at school w...

Tiny Eagles Daycare

Tiny Eagles Daycare

Axtell, KS 66403 | (785) 556-1234

Tiny Eagles Home Day Care is a Licensed Day Care Home in Axtell KS, with a maximum capacity of 10 children. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program at this time....

Roxy’s Bilingual Child Care

Roxy’s Bilingual Child Care

Waldorf , MD 20602 | (202) 256-6675

Roxy’s Bilingual Child Care is located in Waldorf. The children here will enjoy indoor and outdoor space. There is ample space for kids to play, have fun learn to speak Spanish, do arts and craft, we will have reading time and lots more. We will al...



Redding, CA 96003 | (530) 222-2341

Let your child come "home" after school. Homework assistance is provided and managed so you can spend quality time with your child after work.  Healthy meals and snacks are given each day.  Organized games, arts n crafts, outdoor play are offered....



Oakland, CA 94605 | (510) 633-2423

Children can begin their voyage with us at 2 years of age, developing everyday skills in an age-appropriate setting, which can immediately be applied at home. We employ a play-based approach to learning, offering a balance of free play, both indoors ...

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