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Child Care & Babysitting

Children’s Home Society of California

Parents can obtain free information on licensed child-care facilities that match their needs. Listings are maintained on licensed child-care centers, family child-care homes, before and after-school programs, public and private schools, and child-care assistance programs. 

Long Beach City College Child Development Centers

Child-care services are provided for a fee at PCC and LAC (some subsidized funding is available). High-quality preschool education for children between 2-5 years of age is available for students, staff and community on either campus.

Care.com

Care.com allows families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way. Care.com offers child care, senior care, pet care and more. They also provide the opportunity to become a care.com sitter. 

Kid’s Night Out

The following agencies and businesses provide an activity-filled, drop-off evening for kids where they can enjoy crafts, games, food, activities, movies, and more!

Safe Sitter Baby Sitting Courses

Safe Sitter is for boys and girls in grades 6-8 who are ready to learn the skills they need to care for themselves and younger children. Courses cover safety, first aid, rescue, CPR and more.

Sittercity

Sittercity connects families with sitters and sitters with families.  They screen sitter ratings, reviews, personal references, and perform background checks.

Sitters Unlimited

Sitters Unlimited helps families acquire temporary or permanent, ongoing or occasional––even last-minute––care for children, pets and more. They also providing in-room hotel care for traveling families.