Daycare is reopening in MA. Here’s what parents need to know.
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Find Trusted Home Daycares and Preschools Near You

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Are you an exceptional Provider? Start or Grow your Home Daycare with us.

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The NeighborSchools Difference

Experienced Educators, Exceptional Programs
Unique Programming

The only cookie-cutters you’ll find are in the kitchen. Our Educators come with years of experience, diverse backgrounds and creative curriculums.

Individualized Care

Better ratios, flexible programming. Our days are based on what’s best for the kids, not what the corporate policy dictates.

Stronger Bonds

No more bouncing between assistants every six months. Your child forms a deep and special bond with their Educator. And so will you.

Hidden Gems

Go with the best program, not the biggest. Our Educators have left behind the for-profit centers, and you can too.

All of our programs are fully licensed and insured.

Background Checked
Reference Checked
Home Safety Inspection
Health & Safety Trained

We believe that child care should...

Emphasize People & Relationships

Parents connect with Educators. Educators connect with children. Children connect with each other. We’re all better when we trust and rely on our neighbors to help raise our children.

Empower Educators

Educators are crucial to our society. We need experienced educators to stay in child care, and experienced educators need to earn a livable wage.

Embrace Diverse Philosophies

There’s no one right way to educate a child. Each educator can shape their program around their preferred educational philosophy, and every parent can find a program that works for them.

Just Feel Right

You know that feeling when you really trust and connect with someone? When you know they really care? That’s what you’ll feel when you find the right child care program.

Unlike, Yelp, or SitterCity, here at NeighborSchools we only partner with Licensed Home Daycare & Preschool Providers. These high-quality small-scale programs allow for better ratios, meaning more individualized attention for your little one. In Massachusetts, all Providers are licensed by the Dept. of Early Education & Care (EEC).

In order to receive and maintain a license from the EEC, Providers must:
  • Complete training in Safe Sleep, Childhood Nutrition, Medication Administration, and Transportation Safety
  • Undergo a rigorous home environment inspection & unannounced monitoring visits from EEC Licensors throughout the year
  • Maintain current Pediatric CPR & First Aid certificates
  • Complete a 3-part background record check, including fingerprints
  • Complete 10+ hours of professional development training annually

Many parents don‘t realize that Licensed Home Daycare & Preschool is regulated just like center-based child care. The biggest difference is that with Home Daycare your child is in the care of one experienced Provider who is wholly devoted to the children in their program. Children get the individualized attention and continuity of care they need to thrive; you get a more affordable child care option conveniently located right in your neighborhood.

Are you an exceptional caregiver?

Partner with us & launch your own daycare.