Home Daycares in Springfield

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Infant (<15 mths)

Small-scale child care in Springfield

When smaller is better, home daycare is the best. Find great options for infants & toddlers near you.

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Ms. Nilsa

Play-Based Learning

I became a mother 13 years ago and I went to school to study early childhood to be a preschool teacher. My favorite thing about caring for children is watching them explore and discover. That has been a highlight for me throughout my7 years of experience. I have worked as an early childhood educator in daycare centers, and most recently I have been working in my own daycare program. People have said that I create an environment that is comfortable and happy. I focus on building independence, 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. Avril

Academic Prep

With three grown children and two of my own grandchildren in my home daycare, I'm truly spoiled to have spent my life caring for little ones! I get such joy being surrounded by these kiddos and am so happy to be able to ease the minds of parents searching for safe and loving care of their children. I have 15 years of experience taking care of young children. I’m a Mom and previously, I worked in daycare centers, and most recently I have been running my own program. For me, one of the best parts of working with children is watching them learn and grow. I feel so fortunate to experience that every day and to share my skills and experience with families through my home-based child care program, where I focus on learning through play. I aim to create an environment that is nurturing and welcoming for the children I care about so much. So many parts of this job are fun, but I especially love to sing and dance with them. I can't imagine spending my days any other way. I’m also proud to do this important work. That’s especially true when I think about all the children I've helped grow and learn.


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Ms. Ramonita

Play-Based Learning

My daughter Adela and I have always dreamed of having our own family child care program. Opening my own child care program in my home gave me the opportunity to create the happy, welcoming 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 learning through play. 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 how I've prepared children for pre-K. It's such a gift to guide the children in my program as they grow.


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Ms. Denise

Infant Care

A small-scale daycare in Springfield, Ms. Denise provides care for just 6 children at a time. As with all home daycares, her program is licensed by the state and she’s completed training in childhood ages & stages, medication administration, and food safety. In this mixed-age group program, children get the socialization, stimulation and support they need to learn and grow. Parents are often surprised to discover home daycares like Ms. Denise right in the neighborhood. See more details and take the survey to see if she has an opening for your little one.


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Springfield

There are 259 licensed home daycares in Springfield. 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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Ms. Jessica

Infant Care

Kids have this magical ability to make you see the world differently. They approach each day with joy, enthusiasm, and a sense of adventure—and they share that good energy with those lucky enough to be around them! The best part of my day is welcoming all the children in the morning and seeing their faces light up when they hear what we’re going to do next. Special trips to the library, the zoo, and the museum are a big highlight because they’re so eager to learn new things.


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Ms. Kristy

Infant Care

I have 13 years of experience taking care of young children. For me, one of the best parts of working with children is that they all need love and care. I feel so fortunate to experience that every day and to share my skills and experience with families through my home-based child care program, where I focus on giving children personalized attention. I aim to create an environment that is nurturing and welcoming for the children I care about so much. So many parts of this job are fun, but I especially love to sing and dance with them. I can't imagine spending my days any other way. I’m also proud to do this important work. That’s especially true when I think about all the children I've helped grow and learn.


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Ms. Josheehan

Infant Care

Children and parents love Ms. Josheehan’s daycare in Springfield for its small-scale, personal feel. Fully licensed by the state, her program focuses on infants and toddlers, and the mixed-age range helps children learn to socialize in a small group setting. Parents often prefer home daycare when looking for options that are closer to home, where they can develop a long-term relationship with the provider. Many come to see the provider as an extension of the family, leaning on them for advice on all sorts of parenting questions. Check out Ms. Josheehan’s full profile and take the survey to see if she is a good match for your family.


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Ms. Lillian

Play-Based Learning

Ms. Lillian’s home daycare in Springfield caters to infants and toddlers, ages 3 months–6 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. Lillian’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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Other daycares near Springfield

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.

Krystal Marrero

39 Tamarack Dr., Springfield, MA

License # 0000620

Licensed for 6 since 2018


Krystal Marrero runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Springfield. 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.
Denise Anghilante

105 Hampden St., Indian Orchard, MA

License # 9029351

Licensed for 10 since 2014


This home daycare in Indian Orchard is led by Denise Anghilante, 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 10 children, this program is a good option for parents close to home near Indian Orchard.
Carmen I. Rivera

91 Whittier St, Springfield, MA

License # 9031475

Licensed for 10 since 2011


Home daycares like Carmen I. Rivera’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Springfield. 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 10 children, so each child gets lots of individualized care while learning to socialize in a small group setting.
Jerrian L. Williams

26 Norman St, Springfield, MA

License # 0000764

Licensed for 6 since 2000


Family child care provider Ms. Jerrian runs this daycare out of her home in Springfield, Massachusetts. She’s licensed by the state to care for up to 6 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.
Ana I Rivas

87 Wilbraham Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 9043736

Licensed for 10 since 2001


A small, local home daycare in nearby Springfield, Massachusetts led by Ms. Ana. 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.
Barbara A. Denette

134 Balboa Dr, Springfield, MA

License # 9029067

Licensed for 10 since 1999


Parents looking for a small-scale child care often prefer home daycares, like this one with Ms. Barbara in Springfield, 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!

Even more home daycares in Springfield

You’d be surprised just how many small-scale child care programs there are in Springfield. to find options that work for you.

Maryan Muse

56 Leyfred Terrace, Springfield, MA

License # 9038807

Licensed for 6 since 2019

Elizabeth Sanabria

1070 Plumtree Road, Springfield, MA

License # 9027127

Licensed for 10 since 2002

Jessica Suarez

117 Gardens Dr., 117 Gardens Dr, Springfield, MA

License # 9041902

Licensed for 8 since 2016

Regina Acosta

168 Tyler St., Springfield, MA

License # 9037135

Licensed for 10 since 2002

Eugenia Finnell

65 Dickinson St, Springfield, MA

License # 9035924

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Melva A. Smith

85 Prospect St, Springfield, MA

License # 9040128

Licensed for 8 since 2001

Debora Bramelus

44 Catharine St, Springfield, MA

License # 9037503

Licensed for 10 since 2000

Guilene Lucien

53 Sherbrooke St, Springfield, MA

License # 9053562

Licensed for 8 since 2005

Liana Rivera

27 Lynwood Terrace, Springfield, MA

License # 9026850

Licensed for 6 since 2016

Ada Centeno

195 Riverside Road, Springfield, MA

License # 9033046

Licensed for 10 since 2012

Keyla Diaz

19 Granville Street, Springfield, MA

License # 9044771

Licensed for 6 since 2019

Ana Rosario

87 Abbe Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 9028256

Licensed for 6 since 2017

Moraima Figueroa

18 Redlands St, Springfield, MA

License # 9033348

Licensed for 10 since 2003

Michelle Cancel

211 William St., Springfield, MA

License # 0000295

Licensed for 8 since 2015

Francheska Santos

29 Biella St, Springfield, MA

License # 0000539

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Jill Wray

47 Brighton St, Springfield, MA

License # 9049470

Licensed for 8 since 2013

Barbara J Cisero

21 Prince St, Springfield, MA

License # 9037102

Licensed for 10 since 1997

Ermelinda Colon

143 Arnold Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 0000536

Licensed for 6 since 2003

Tyra Adeeko

38 Drexel St., Springfield, MA

License # 9032218

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Katherine Lopez

326 Page Blvd, 326 Page Blvd, Springfield, MA

License # 9032729

Licensed for 6 since 2014

Jessica R. Baldwin

39 Delaware Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 9029985

Licensed for 6 since 2000

Norani Cartagena

131 Cobb St, Springfield, MA

License # 9029709

Licensed for 8 since 2008

Tomasa Henriquez

135 Peer St, Springfield, MA

License # 9032596

Licensed for 10 since 2006

Johanna Pinero

75 Prouty St., Springfield, MA

License # 9031924

Licensed for 10 since 2018

Pilar Nieves

44 Osgood St, Springfield, MA

License # 9028805

Licensed for 8 since 1998

Rosetta Charlene Brown

5 Driftwood Rd, Springfield, MA

License # 9030106

Licensed for 8 since 1999

Hannah Forbes-Smith

211 Rosewell St., Springfield, MA

License # 9027301

Licensed for 6 since 2016

Jill Gendreau

112 Stuart St, Springfield, MA

License # 9037188

Licensed for 6 since 2006

Julia I. Correa

88 Cleveland St, Springfield, MA

License # 9028294

Licensed for 8 since 2005

Victoria Davila

814 Parker St., Springfield, MA

License # 9029279

Licensed for 8 since 2017

Barbara Ponder-Smith

53 Belvidere St., Springfield, MA

License # 9030484

Licensed for 6 since 2017

Fatumo Barow

141 Clyde St., Springfield, MA

License # 9019876

Licensed for 6 since 2014

Rosalina Tucker

46 Bentley St., Springfield, MA

License # 9030754

Licensed for 8 since 2014

Massiel Herrera

54 Herbert Ave., Springfield, MA

License # 9041619

Licensed for 6 since 2019

Linda M. Downs

45 Lindsay Rd, Springfield, MA

License # 9030115

Licensed for 8 since 1990

Marcia L. Gadson-Harris

36 Middlesex St, Springfield, MA

License # 9028432

Licensed for 10 since 1997

Zulma Morales

79 Alvin St, Springfield, MA

License # 9041510

Licensed for 6 since 2004

Maria Collazo

107 Portulaca Dr, Springfield, MA

License # 9032739

Licensed for 10 since 2012

Briana Calabrese

218 Arcadia Blvd., Springfield, MA

License # 9048448

Licensed for 6 since 2019

Yokasta Rodriguez

24 Washington St., #2, Springfield, MA

License # 0000848

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Carmen Rosario

180 Sunrise Ter, Springfield, MA

License # 9029036

Licensed for 10 since 2011

Maritza Ramos

47 Demond Ave., Springfield, MA

License # 9031419

Licensed for 10 since 2014

Terryl A. Wilson

408 Orange St, Springfield, MA

License # 9016961

Licensed for 8 since 2007

Nicole Ruperto

27 Nagle St, Indian Orchard, MA

License # 9028029

Licensed for 10 since 2011

Gloria Otero

154 Roy St., Springfield, MA

License # 0000804

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Aliceson Anderson

248 Arnold Ave., Springfield, MA

License # 9032491

Licensed for 10 since 2015

Deliris Guzman

59 Forest Park Ave., 2nd Floor, Springfield, MA

License # 9036837

Licensed for 8 since 2003

Yelitza Mateo

200 Jeffrey Road, Springfield, MA

License # 9031606

Licensed for 10 since 2011

Yolanda Aviles

5 Fairdel Street, Springfield, MA

License # 9027863

Licensed for 10 since 2002

Walkis Figueroa

68 Parkside St, Springfield, MA

License # 0000802

Licensed for 8 since 2009

Shauna Wilson

293 Morton St., Springfield, MA

License # 9027592

Licensed for 6 since 2016

Lourdes Figueroa

117 San Miguel St., Springfield, MA

License # 9028518

Licensed for 6 since 2017

Elizabeth Nunez

25 Saint Lawrence Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 9028364

Licensed for 10 since 2000

Maria Prendergast

730 Plumtree Rd, Springfield, MA

License # 9046811

Licensed for 6 since 2019

Felix Martinez

58 Harvey St, Springfield, MA

License # 0000749

Licensed for 10 since 2012

Cynthia Jones

130 Seymour Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 9037707

Licensed for 8 since 2010

Corrie Joubert

123 Hanson Dr, Springfield, MA

License # 9027311

Licensed for 8 since 2013

Soeurette Laguerre

125 Almira Rd, Springfield, MA

License # 9031396

Licensed for 6 since 2017

Veronica Rodriguez

181 Lebanon Street, Springfield, MA

License # 0000902

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Laurie Lanier

156 Tallyho Dr, Springfield, MA

License # 9027008

Licensed for 8 since 2004

Susana Tavarez-Navarro

166 Johnson Street, Springfield, MA

License # 9031852

Licensed for 8 since 2014

Rebecca Ruiz

18 Woodlawn St Fl 2, Springfield, MA

License # 9026758

Licensed for 8 since 2010

Elizabeth Cox

18 Angelsea Street, Springfield, MA

License # 9036014

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Cynthia A Goldrick

110 Sunridge Dr, Springfield, MA

License # 9040185

Licensed for 10 since 2002

Pattie M. Coleman

19 Nelson Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 9030687

Licensed for 8 since 1999

Carmen M. Fidalgo

92 Avery St, Springfield, MA

License # 9032428

Licensed for 10 since 2009

Diana Ramirez

21 Valley Rd, Springfield, MA

License # 9031489

Licensed for 10 since 2011

Momtaj Begum

296 Sunrise Terrace, Springfield, MA

License # 9032164

Licensed for 6 since 2012

Debora Escribano

344 Commonwealth Ave., Springfield, MA

License # 9044321

Licensed for 6 since 2010

Evelyn Ellerbee

53 Joanne Rd, Springfield, MA

License # 9021948

Licensed for 10 since 2012

Eis Quinones

74 Andrew Street, Springfield, MA

License # 9044225

Licensed for 8 since 2016

Charish Carter

4 Brittany Road, Springfield, MA

License # 9042565

Licensed for 10 since 2016

Tatiana Myrick

34 Carlisle St, 1st Floor, Springfield, MA

License # 9050131

Licensed for 6 since 2013

Elida Perez

130 Leyfred Ter, Springfield, MA

License # 9028894

Licensed for 8 since 2007

Deborah Edwards

249 Seymour Ave, Springfield, MA

License # 9044371

Licensed for 8 since 2019

Katherine Roman

149 Donbray Road, Springfield, MA

License # 9027062

Licensed for 6 since 2013

Shawnellen Krajcik

159 Hadley St, Springfield, MA

License # 9026370

Licensed for 10 since 2003

Lileeth A. Peters

102 Daviston St, Springfield, MA

License # 9027652

Licensed for 8 since 2001

Marangely Richiez

56 Massasoit St., Springfield, MA

License # 9030639

Licensed for 10 since 2014

Diana Garcia

16 Alvin St., Springfield, MA

License # 9030039

Licensed for 10 since 2014

India Anderson

29 Waldorf St., Springfield, MA

License # 9031891

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Robin L. Holland

93 Clarendon St, Springfield, MA

License # 9027987

Licensed for 10 since 1996

Ceneida Rodriguez

165 Pine St., Springfield, MA

License # 0000129

Licensed for 6 since 2018

Lissette Santiago

110 Wallace St, Springfield, MA

License # 9032091

Licensed for 7 since 1999

Yaniria Diodonet

46 Benton St., Springfield, MA

License # 9031854

Licensed for 8 since 2014

Stephanie Belden

31 Old Farm Rd, Springfield, MA

License # 9025926

Licensed for 10 since 2001

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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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