Home Daycares in Townsend

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Ms. Beth

Play-Based Learning

Hello, Families! Thank you for taking the time to learn about Peachtree Playschool! I'm Beth, and I come from a background including 14 years experience as a group child care provider, ultimately serving as a program director, and 6 years as an Early Intervention Developmental Specialist. Working with children has always been my favorite way to spend my time. I believe that when you run a child care program, you become an extension of the family. I know it can be hard to leave your child each day, but through my program, I hope parents will see that their children are not only well cared for, but they are also learning and growing with their friends.


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Ms. Lauren

Montessori Approach

I’m a mom of two, who used to work full-time in the healthcare industry and in public health, so I have first-hand experience of what it’s like to find child care. I know how frustrating the process can be! So when I opened Day Street Discovery School, I wanted to create the child care program that I wish I’d been able to find for my own daughters. At Day Street Discovery School we put families first, and we see parents as crucial partners in developing a child care experience that best fits their families’ needs. We do this by developing open lines of communication, so no questions ever go unasked or unanswered. From nap schedules to potty training concerns, I am always willing to collaborate with parents and families to find a solution that works for everyone! I feel very lucky to be able to draw on the passion I have for my children’s education and development, my own experiences with navigating child care, and my professional healthcare and public health knowledge to provide a service that I know is really needed for local families.


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Ms. Marites

Play-Based Learning

One of the most important lessons a child can learn is how to take care of themselves, and it’s never too early to start that process! I am proud to teach children about mindfulness and self-care as part of my program. It’s so important to give children tools that can help protect their spirits and give them ways to stay centered as they go out into the world. Mindfulness can really lay the foundation for so much growth and learning! What inspires me most about having my own program is being able to guide children as they learn and teach them to build healthy habits for a happy life.


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Ms. Paige

Infant Care

My favorite thing about caring for children is watching them explore and discover. That has been a highlight for me throughout my 8 years of experience. I have worked as a nanny in private homes, and most recently I have been taking care of my own children. People have said that I create an environment that is nurturing and welcoming. I focus on allowing children to express themselves, and I especially love to take children outside to explore and play. 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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Townsend

There are 6 licensed home daycares in Townsend. 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 Townsend

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.

Tammy Sontag

9 Laurel Woods Dr., Townsend, MA

License # 9046582

Licensed for 10 since 2016


Tammy Sontag runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Townsend. 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.
Debora Ann Greer

198 Fitchburg Rd, Townsend, MA

License # 9028935

Licensed for 8 since 2002


This home daycare in Townsend is led by Debora Ann Greer, 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 Townsend.
Maura Price

16 Reagan Rd, Townsend, MA

License # 9031498

Licensed for 6 since 2002


Home daycares like Maura Price’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Townsend. 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 6 children, so each child gets lots of individualized care while learning to socialize in a small group setting.
Laura Alimayu

6 Pisces Lane, Townsend, MA

License # 9029946

Licensed for 6 since 2017


Family child care provider Ms. Laura runs this daycare out of her home in Townsend, 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.
Jeanne Lecuyer

173 Lunenburg Rd, West Townsend, MA

License # 9031031

Licensed for 10 since 1994


A small, local home daycare in nearby West Townsend, Massachusetts led by Ms. Jeanne. 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.
Tracy Dussault

271 S Row Rd, Townsend, MA

License # 9030718

Licensed for 10 since 2005


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