Home Daycares in Sandwich

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Ms. Petrice

Play-Based Learning

I have a deep love for working with children and seek to provide the highest quality of care for them. I absolutely love watching the kiddos grow! Every single hour with them is different. Within our daily routines, they are constantly learning and developing new habits. I care for each individual child as if he or she were my own. Children have so much love within them that it’s impossible not to love them and want to give them the best education and care possible. Whatever mood I might be in, the kids immediately make everything feel full of light and joy. It is an honor to nurture the kids through the developmental stages and the rewards are endless for both the children and me. I’m also very attentive to the needs of parents and do everything I can to make their days easier. I want parents to feel relaxed and happy knowing their child is in my care. It is my duty and privilege to teach children through play and help them develop all of the emotional, cognitive, social, and physical skills they need. I not only want to prepare them for school, but also set them up for a successful night when they leave my program each day and return home.


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Ms. Helen

Play-Based Learning

When I say I've been doing this for over 30 years, I mean that my own children grew up in my childcare and now I have my grand babies, too! I find so much joy in creating a safe and warm environment for little ones to grow and learn - it's my true passion! My favorite thing about caring for children is witnessing their curiosity and joy. That has been a highlight for me throughout my 35 years of experience. I have worked as a mom in my home, and most recently I have been running my own program. People have said that I create an environment that is welcoming and happy. I focus on allowing children to express themselves, and I especially love to watch them express themselves. I’m proud when I think about all the children I've helped grow and learn. That's what makes this work so special.


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Ms. Marilia

Academic Prep

I started working with children in my home-based daycare 7 years ago, and I have been caring for children ever since. Opening my own child care program in my home gave me the opportunity to create the comfortable, encouraging environment that I think is so important. I especially love to see them start to walk and talk, but the truth is that so many parts of the day and the week bring me a lot of joy. Through it all, I focus on building independence. One of the best parts of working with children is watching them explore and discover. The work is incredibly rewarding, especially when I think about all the children I've helped grow and learn. It's such a gift to guide the children in my program as they grow.


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Ms. April

Infant Care

Ms. April’s home daycare in Plymouth caters to infants and toddlers, ages 3 months–5 years. As with every Massachusetts daycare on NeighborSchools, her program is licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. That way you know providers have completed a 3-part background record check, and that their home environments have passed a detailed health and safety inspection. Ms. April’s daycare is a great option for parents that want that small-scale, personal feeling with a daycare provider you can develop a real relationship with. Take the survey to see if she has a spot that works for you or check out the full profile for more details.


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Sandwich

There are 14 licensed home daycares in Sandwich. Most parents don’t know that home daycare is regulated by the Department of Early Education and Care, just like the big preschool centers.

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Other daycares near Sandwich

All of these nearby daycares are licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care. While they don’t work with NeighborSchools, you can visit the government website here to try to contact them directly.

Bobbie Jo O'Brien

25 Clipper Circle, Sandwich, MA

License # 9031607

Licensed for 8 since 2005


Bobbie Jo O'Brien runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Sandwich. As with all home daycares in Massachusetts, her program is licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care, which ensures that she’s completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. Home daycares like this are a great option for parents looking for small-scale, personalized child care.
Lisa M. Conrad

15 Grand Oak Road, Forestdale, MA

License # 9029018

Licensed for 8 since 2000


This home daycare in Forestdale is led by Lisa M. Conrad, a licensed Family Child Care educator. By choosing licensed child care, you can rest assured that the provider has passed a government-issued background record check, and that the home daycare environment has been inspected by the state licensing department. With a maximum of just 8 children, this program is a good option for parents close to home near Forestdale.
Maureen Raymond

27 Jeannes Way, Forestdale, MA

License # 9031943

Licensed for 8 since 2002


Home daycares like Maureen Raymond’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Forestdale. All daycares on NeighborSchools are fully licensed, so you know they’ve passed a background record check and educators have completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. This daycare takes just 8 children, so each child gets lots of individualized care while learning to socialize in a small group setting.
Julie M. Coughlan

14 Tyler Drive, Sandwich, MA

License # 9031567

Licensed for 8 since 2008


Family child care provider Ms. Julie runs this daycare out of her home in Sandwich, Massachusetts. She’s licensed by the state to care for up to 8 children, which means she’s completed required trainings and continuing education hours. Family child care programs can be a great fit for parents that want their child to get lots of individualized care and attention.
Linda Curtin

318 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich, MA

License # 0000740

Licensed for 10 since 1999


A small, local home daycare in nearby East Sandwich, Massachusetts led by Ms. Linda. Many parents choose home daycares because the small group sizes can be great for infant and toddler development, and they are often more affordable than preschool centers. This child care program takes just 10 kids.
Lorethea Finley

285 Quaker Meeting House Rd, East Sandwich, MA

License # 9043364

Licensed for 10 since 1998


Parents looking for a small-scale child care often prefer home daycares, like this one with Ms. Lorethea in East Sandwich, Massachusetts. Better ratios, more flexible schedules, and lots of love for the little ones are the keys. Most daycares take a mix of ages, which helps with childhood development as infants learn from toddlers, and the preschoolers act as role models for the babies. And this daycare takes a maximum of 10 kids total!
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Kathleen M. Rooney

9 Blackthorn Path, Forestdale, MA

License # 9036712

Licensed for 10 since 2002

Kyra Edwards

6 Spectacle Road, East Sandwich, MA

License # 9036644

Licensed for 8 since 2015

Shelley Lee Gendreau

12 Crescent Hill Road, East Sandwich, MA

License # 9027961

Licensed for 8 since 1995

Lisa Silvia

18 South Sandwich Road, Sandwich, MA

License # 9032540

Licensed for 10 since 2012

Heather Barove

16 Joe Jay Lane, Forestdale, MA

License # 9047773

Licensed for 8 since 2007

Melissa White

4 Pebble Path, Forestdale, MA

License # 9041098

Licensed for 10 since 2010

Dieu Torok

14 Moody Drive, Sandwich, MA

License # 9036625

Licensed for 10 since 2003

Diane Hill

27 Grandwood Drive, Forestdale, MA

License # 9029751

Licensed for 8 since 1990

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FAQs

Your family is unique to you, but some of your questions might not be. 😉 Here’s what most parents want to know when starting out.

What is NeighborSchools?

Hey there, nice to meet you 👋 We’re a new-ish startup that helps new-ish parents find daycare.

We know how hard finding good child care can be - especially for first-time parents. But really good care is what gives you the peace of mind to go back to work and feel confident that your child is getting the stimulation, socialization, and support they need to learn and grow.

So we created NeighborSchools to make this piece of parenthood a whole lot easier. We say “easier” because, let’s be honest, it’s still a big thing to figure out, but working together we can help you find some good options, understand the whole process, and choose a program you’ll feel really good about.

Most first-time parents don’t know exactly what they’re looking for, so we created a simple survey that will ask you questions about your lifestyle, your daily routines, and your preferences for child care. We’ll then share 3 personalized recommendations that we think might be a good fit. We’ll also give you a timeline that maps out when we would suggest you start touring programs, choose a daycare, and pay a deposit to secure a spot. Your timeline is based on when you want to start care - so you set the pace, and you decide when you’ve found the right match.

Nope. Our daycare recommendation service is free for parents. The other half of our business is helping these small-scale daycares with software and services that handle all their administrative tasks, like online contracting, payment processing, and licensing requirements. Before NeighborSchools, services like these were only designed for large corporate child care centers, and part of our mission is to level the playing field for small, independent child care programs. That’s why we picked the name NeighborSchools - we’re all about making child care more personal, more human, and more equitable for the incredible individuals who do this work and care for our children.

Generally, if you’re here, you’re ready. The survey lets us give you 3 recommendations to consider, but it’ll also help you better understand what factors to consider, and what questions to be asking right now. It’s simple things like where you live, your child’s date of birth, when you want to start care, and if you have any preferences around program philosophy or language of instruction. If you’re planning 6+ months ahead, it’s a great way to get started, and if you’re hoping to start daycare in the next 2-4 months, it’s definitely time to get started. Click here to start the survey.

Each program has a limited number of spots for each age range, so we need to know your schedule and child’s age before we can share availability. The survey covers these basics, as well as factors like drop-off and pick-up times to make sure that recommended programs fit your daily routine. Once we know your child’s age and schedule we can share rates and costs as well.

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