Home Daycares in Walpole

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

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Ms. Austrialia

Play-Based Learning

I am the mother of three (my youngest is fourteen!), and I have seven years of professional experience in child care—most recently working as an assistant at a home daycare in Brookline. Rosie’s Family Child Care is a culmination of everything I have learned over the years, while also remaining flexible to meet the needs of the unique children in our program. To me, child care is so much more than a job—it’s a passion. Of course, the days are filled with hard work, but it is such a joy to be with the children and learn from them. I never lose sight of how lucky I am to be able to help children grow into healthy and happy adults.


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Ms. Marina

Play-Based Learning

I’ve always wanted to work with children. I began my journey with a degree in Early Childhood Education. I then worked in schools, preschools, and daycare centers before deciding to open a smaller daycare of my own. I’ve never wanted to do anything else and now have been working with children for more than 25 years! I love all of the hugging and smiling! But especially, I love that when working with children, I can see them beginning to understand, grow, and learn. It’s the most exciting part of my job!


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Ms. Shilpa

Play-Based Learning

I have over 15 years of experience working with children and am excited for many more ahead! After completing a Master’s degree in Home Science Specialization in Extension Education in 1999, I was an owner and Director of a Toddler Preschool Center for 3 years. I then earned my Early Childhood Education Certification as Lead Teacher for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. I also worked as a substitute teacher in public schools in Foxborough, Walpole, and Sharon for a year, before getting a great opportunity to work in Early Intervention as a Group Coordinator and Lead Teacher for babies and toddlers for 3 years. While there, I worked on case studies and did assessments and evaluations. I also got certified as a Development Specialist through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. It was always my dream ton pursue my own family child care program. Since the time of my master’s, I knew it was my goal. After gaining experience in the field and taking EEC credit courses, I got my EEC license in 2018 and was very excited to open my family child care program in my home setting. I have always focused on my dream of working with children and making an impact on their little minds to nurture learning through fun-based activities. Within my therapeutic environment for playing and learning, I treasure helping the children transition to being independent. What could be better than a day that begins and ends with a smile!


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Ms. Ruth

Reggio Emilia Approach

For a child, every single day is full of discovery. It’s a joy to help every child learn something new. Working in a daycare before having my own daughter allowed me to find my passion for caretaking and teaching. Every kid is unique, and in my program, I strive to create an environment where children can learn and follow their natural curiosity.


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Walpole

There are 20 licensed home daycares in Walpole. 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 Walpole

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.

Joshua Howe

13 Crosswoods Path, Walpole, MA

License # 9027830

Licensed for 10 since 2004


Joshua Howe runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Walpole. 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.
Nancy Webber

7 Hawthorne Drive, Walpole, MA

License # 9030486

Licensed for 8 since 1984


This home daycare in Walpole is led by Nancy Webber, 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 Walpole.
Margaret Erickson-Urquhart

6 Dunbar Court, Walpole, MA

License # 9040630

Licensed for 6 since 1982


Home daycares like Margaret Erickson-Urquhart’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Walpole. 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.
Amanda Worner

44 Bowker Street, Walpole, MA

License # 0000986

Licensed for 8 since 2009


Family child care provider Ms. Amanda runs this daycare out of her home in Walpole, 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.
Nina Staley

1025 West Street, Walpole, MA

License # 9030988

Licensed for 10 since 1998


A small, local home daycare in nearby Walpole, Massachusetts led by Ms. Nina. 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.
Mary Ann Collins

1546 Main Street, Walpole, MA

License # 9029062

Licensed for 8 since 1998


Parents looking for a small-scale child care often prefer home daycares, like this one with Ms. Mary in Walpole, 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 8 kids total!
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Even more home daycares in Walpole

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Laura Touhey

4 Heritage Drive, Walpole, MA

License # 9029608

Licensed for 8 since 1999

Susan Kelly

33 Ginley Road, Walpole, MA

License # 9029847

Licensed for 6 since 1999

Jean Gagne

12 Pilots Way, Walpole, MA

License # 9044541

Licensed for 10 since 2007

Marlene Conlon

28 John Turco Dr, Walpole, MA

License # 9026371

Licensed for 8 since 1999

Diane M. Fenton

23 Plain Street, Walpole, MA

License # 9027669

Licensed for 6 since 1998

Lauren Riley

3 Albany Road, Walpole, MA

License # 9029363

Licensed for 10 since 2017

Karen Conroy

562 Washington Street, East Walpole, MA

License # 9033540

Licensed for 8 since 2000

Ann Mari St. Germain

7 Killeen Rd, East Walpole, MA

License # 9044415

Licensed for 8 since 1999

Gillian O'Neill

40 Mylod Street, Walpole, MA

License # 9041307

Licensed for 10 since 1995

Wendy Nossal

36 Beethoven Avenue, Walpole, MA

License # 9041303

Licensed for 8 since 2004

Karen Rose

27 Audubon Drive, Walpole, MA

License # 9029139

Licensed for 8 since 1999

Nissrine Hamidi

28 School Street Apt 1, Walpole, MA

License # 9040428

Licensed for 6 since 2019

Darlene Samborsky

26 Ginley Road, Walpole, MA

License # 0000938

Licensed for 10 since 1985

Pamela Lamperti

599 South Street, Walpole, MA

License # 9034242

Licensed for 6 since 1997

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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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