In-Home Daycare and Group Home Child Care in Jackson County

For busy parents, choosing the right type of family childcare can be challenging. More and more parents are finding that they prefer the intimate setting and personal touches of Jackson County home daycare or group home daycare to traditional preschools or daycare centers. If you’re interested in learning more about home childcare in Jackson County, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve done the initial leg work for you by collecting basic information of 3 Jackson County home and group home daycares into a single location. If you need extra assistance with selecting the right child care provider for your family, simply contact the local referral agency listed on the right!

If you're looking for a Child Care Center in Jackson County, go to Jackson County Childcare Centers.

In-Home Daycare in Jackson County



Sylva, NC 28779 | (828) 293-5758

PATTY'S HOUSE is a Five Star Family CC Home License in SYLVA NC. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.



Whittier, NC 28789 | (828) 507-2189

FIRST STEPS PRESCHOOL is a One Star Family CC Home License in WHITTIER NC. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.



Sylva, NC 28779 | (828) 399-9327

SMILEY FACE PLAYHOUSE is a Four Star Family CC Home License in SYLVA NC, with a maximum capacity of 18 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of 2-12 yrs of age. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Jackson County Childcare Referral Agencies:

Southwestern Child Development Commission - Mountain Child Care Connections

1358 Sulphur Springs Rd.
Waynesville NC 28786

Call (877) 752-5955
For more information, visit

North Carolina Child Care Licensing Agency

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Child Development and Early Education
2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2201
Phone: 919-527-6335
Toll Free: 800-859-0829 (In-State only)
Web Site: North Carolina DHHS
Note: Physical Address: 820 S Boylan Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27603