The following providers offer childcare services. Our sponsors came together to initiate the Covid Childcare Collaborative, but we are not an exhaustive list. Please check back regularly for additional providers, or submit your organization to be included here.
BABYSITTERS & NANNIES | SUBSIDIES
UrbanSitter helps parents find background checked babysitters and nannies throughout the state of California. We make it quick and easy to book last-minute sitters, backup care, and part-time nannies near you.
During the COVID-19 crisis, UrbanSitter is partnering with healthcare companies, local entities, and corporations providing essential services to secure childcare for their employees. Our childcare services can be rolled out to your workforce within 48 hours and customized to include childcare subsidies. For more information about these programs, please email email@example.com
FAMILY-TO-FAMILY CARE | VOLUNTEER CARE | FREE
Komae helps parents connect with other parents to take turns caring for each other's kids. The mobile app makes it easy to find friends, create groups, communicate need, and schedule care as "babysitting playdates." Komae is free to join and use.
During COVID-19, Komae is partnering with healthcare and essential services to provide insulated care networks between coworkers. Our childcare circles can be implemented hands-off to the organization within 48 hours. Parents at home use Komae to swap "digital care breaks" and coordinate "digital playdates" for all-family mental and social health. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are accepting volunteer families who wish to offer care to workers in essential services.
Winnie helps parents find high-quality local daycares and preschools. We provide up-to-date information on each provider, including program, hours, tuition, reviews, licensing, and availability.
Many childcare and daycare providers remain open during COVID-19 stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders, including emergency care for essential workers. Winnie displays nearby providers with immediate openings and allows parents to contact providers directly for placement.
VOLUNTEER CARE | NONPROFIT | FREE
MN COVIDsitters is a nonprofit created by medical students during COVID-19 to match student volunteer caregivers to healthcare professionals. Students and families are hand-coordinated into pods and guided on protective distance best practices.
MN CovidSitters has inspired multiple local chapters in California, including LA COVID-19 Volunteers and LA County COVID Volunteers. Both groups are currently accepting student volunteers in health professions and requests from healthcare workers to be matched with caregivers, and the program is free.
STANISLAUS COUNTY | DAYCARE | REFERRALS | SUBSIDIES
Stanislaus County Office of Education
Search through a database of licensed childcare centers and family child care homes in Stanislaus County. You may search for childcare providers based upon your specific needs, including low or no-cost programs. Visit here.
LOS ANGELES, LONG BEACH, AND ORANGE COUNTY | BABYSITTERS & NANNIES | REFERRALS
Mollycoddlers of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Orange County
Mollycoddlers is available to assist parents in finding qualified interviewed, reference checked and background screened babysitters and nannies in Orange County and Los Angeles, CA. Using either our app (Sitter Pro) or booking through our website, it's quick and easy to book last-minute sitters or backup care for your child(ren). We also provide services for part-time, full-time or temporary nannies. Visit here.
SAN DIEGO | BABYSITTERS & NANNIES | REFERRALS
Sitterwise has been trusted by thousands of San Diego families since 1981. Whether you need care while you work, help with schooling, or just a sanity break, we're here for you! General location: San Diego County. Visit here.
SAN DIEGO & TEMECULA SOUTH RIVERSIDE COUNTIES | BABYSITTERS & NANNIES | REFERRALS
Munchkin Minders Fun & Creative Sitters & Nannies
We provide on-call sitters, nannies and tutors in San Diego County and Temecula South Riverside County!
Call on Munchkin Minders for all your childcare needs! We take a personal approach with each family’s needs. We strive to find nannies and sitters that have a deep love for all children. It is our commitment to enrich your child’s life through patience, guidance and creativity. **Our sitters are following all the recommended protocols for Covid-19 ** Visit here.
LOS ANGELES & PASADENA | BABYSITTERS & NANNIES | REFERRALS
Meredith & Co.
Meredith & Co. is a Los Angeles based child care referral company. Meredith's child care providers are personally interviewed, vetted and trained to work one on one with a family in their home. We work by word of mouth to find the best, most experienced, loving caregivers. Each caregiver has been vetted for experience, glowing references, background check, driving record, the International Nanny Association skills assessment, and infant and child CPR certification. In addition, each caregiver is required to comply with the statewide stay at home order. Meredith personally connects each family with potential caregivers based on the family's unique schedule and needs. Parents receive profiles of potential caregivers and interview each person to find the perfect fit before hiring. The caregiver rate is $25 per hour. Visit here.
LOS ANGELES | BABYSITTERS & NANNIES | REFERRALS
WeeSitt Babysitting Service
WeeSitt Babysitting Service offers the flexibility to book a fully-screened WeeSitter. We provide care for as-needed, part-time, and on-demand - without the fees or memberships! We have hand-selected WeeSitters who are available around-the-clock to provide care to your family in the greater Los Angeles area.
During COVID-19, WeeSitt is open and accepting bookings. Please book online or for more information, email . Visit here.