Babysitting

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Babysitting

Top Sites

1

Care.com

Most popular child care site globally. Enables families to find, manage, and pay for care including tools and resources for paying, payroll, benefits, and taxes. Owned by IAC

2

UrbanSitter

Last-minute bookings in urban areas

3

Sittercity

Established site with a range of child care services

4

Sitter.com

Contact all of your favorite sitters at once. Owned by CareGuide Inc

  Advice  

When it's time for a night out, you want to make sure your kids are in good hands and remain safe with a responsible babysitter. Before you take the search online, talk to local friends and family to see if they have recommendations. This is often the best way to find high-quality and trustworthy babysitters in your area. If this isn't an option, the websites listed here can help you find vetted and experienced babysitters near you. Evaluate sites and sitters based on the features most important to you, such as schedules, prices, languages, and virtual babysitting. Look at reviews from other parents to get a better idea of the sitter. Note that some of these sites are free for first responders and seniors for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis.

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Babysitting

More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

Bambino

Secure and based on recommendations. Requires a Facebook account

ENannySource.com

Long-term nannies

Helpr

Focused on providing working parents with high-quality,

Komae

Childcare exchange site with emphasis on networking within the community

SeekingSitters

Let someone else find the perfect sitter for you

SittingAround

Free babysitting exchange with an emphasis on community

Zum

Find transportation for your kids in the San Francisco Bay Area

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