Home Daycares in New Hampshire

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Full Time
Infant (<15 mths)

Small-scale child care in New Hampshire

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

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Ms. Roshana

Infant Care

I have 9 years of experience taking care of young children. 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 welcoming and happy 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. Diane

Infant Care

Children are so sweet and so innocent and it brings me such joy to work with them. I mean, I've fostered kiddos, tutored, substitute taught - any way I can work with them, I do with a smile! I'm so proud to be offering loving and educational care to the littles in my neighborhood. My favorite thing about caring for children is that they start to show you their little personalities. That has been a highlight for me throughout my 22 years of experience. I have a lot of experience as an teacher in an elementary school People have said that I create an environment that is engaging and nurturing. I focus on allowing children to express themselves, and I especially love to read books to them. 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. Kimberly

Infant Care

A small-scale daycare in Nashua, Ms. Kimberly 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. Kimberly 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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Ms. Dawn

Infant Care

A nurturing environment is so important for children. This is something I am really passionate about – creating a place where children are able to thrive and succeed. I work hard every day to make sure that happens! Parents and caregivers are an important part of the puzzle too - when we communicate and work together it makes for happier children and families! I discovered how much I enjoyed caring for children at a young age, when one of my nieces moved into my home and I got to help take care of her. That was really the beginning of it all - when I discovered that teaching children and helping them succeed is something I’m good at and that brings me a lot of joy.


Find out rates & availability for daycares in New Hampshire

New Hampshire

There are 50 licensed home daycares in New Hampshire. Most parents don’t know that home daycare is regulated by the Dept. of Health & Human Services, just like the big preschool centers.

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Other daycares near New Hampshire

All of these nearby daycares are licensed by the Dept. of Health & Human Services. While they don’t work with NeighborSchools, you can visit the government website here to try to contact them directly.

Sara Johnson

Elm Street, Manchester, NH

Licensed for 6


Sara Johnson runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Manchester. As with all home daycares in New Hampshire, her program is licensed by the Dept. of Health & Human Services, 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.
Shelley Behan

50 Indian Acres, Hinsdale, NH

License # CCFB-02692

Licensed for 9


This home daycare in Hinsdale is led by Shelley Behan, 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 9 children, this program is a good option for parents close to home near Hinsdale.
Patricia Alexandre

31 Royal Lane, Londonderry, NH

License # CCFB-05801

Licensed for 12


Home daycares like Patricia Alexandre’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Londonderry. 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 12 children, so each child gets lots of individualized care while learning to socialize in a small group setting.
Cindy Behard

304 Jaffrey Road, Marlborough, NH

License # CCFB-05374

Licensed for 6


Family child care provider Ms. Cindy runs this daycare out of her home in Marlborough, New Hampshire. 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.
Debora Deary

10 Fisher Drive, Epping, NH

License # CCFB-05723

Licensed for 9


A small, local home daycare in nearby Epping, New Hampshire led by Ms. Debora. 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 9 kids.
Lisa Thompson

159 Cross Road, Orange, NH

License # CCFB-06177

Licensed for 9


Parents looking for a small-scale child care often prefer home daycares, like this one with Ms. Lisa in Orange, New Hampshire. 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 9 kids total!
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Even more home daycares in New Hampshire

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

Filomena Ferreira

4 Derry Street, Nashua, NH

License # CCFB-05082

Licensed for 12

Yeni Dominguez

136 Kinsley Street, Nashua, NH

License # CCFB-06436

Licensed for 6

Crystal Williams

B Perkins Road, Londonderry, NH

Licensed for 6

Patricia Lampus

22 Stonewood Lane, Hudson, NH

License # CCCB-04642

Licensed for 12

Anne

Towle Road, Chichester, NH

Licensed for 6

Deborah Cloutier

9 King Arthur Drive, Londonderry, NH

License # CCFB-05213

Licensed for 6

Patricia Carlisle

24 Farrarville Road, Belmont, NH

License # CCFB-06738

Licensed for 9

Kathleen Tostenson

306 Thornton Street, Portsmouth, NH

License # CCFB-01672

Licensed for 6

Melissa Graves

14 Washington Street, Rohester, NH

License # CCFB-05745

Licensed for 9

Sandra

18 Depot Road, Windham, NH

License # CCFB-06802

Licensed for 6

Suzzette

Echo Brook Road, Rochester, NH

Licensed for 6

Brooke

Meadow View Road, Rindge, NH

Licensed for 6

Stephanie

147 Whitehall Rd, Hooksett, NH

Licensed for 6

Kim Adams

308 Stage Road, Plainfield, NH

License # CCFB-02723

Licensed for 9

Jennifer Perkins

351 North Road, Fremont, NH

License # CCFB-05496

Licensed for 9

Christine Barr

55 Browns Way, Henniker, NH

License # CCFB-06074

Licensed for 9

Kari Milligan

79 Hovey Road, Londonderry, NH

License # CCFB-06180

Licensed for 12

Mie Jeanne

Main Street, Manchester, NH

Licensed for 6

Shandi

Tannery Lane, Wilmot, NH

Licensed for 6

Liliane Moncao

Northeastern Boulevard, Nashua, NH

Licensed for 6

Linda

Morrill Street, Gilford, NH

Licensed for 6

Michele Michaud

6 Wallace Drive, Dover, NH

License # CCFB-05835

Licensed for 5

Karen Pfeiffer

140 Spring Street, Contoocook, NH

License # CCFB-05215

Licensed for 9

Laurielynne Picard

36 Cedar Street, Claremont, NH

License # CCFB-05800

Licensed for 9

Holly Hancock

179 Cotton Hill Road, Laconia, NH

License # CCFB-05315

Licensed for 12

Karen Kwiatkowski

21 Tanglewood Way, Merrimack, NH

License # CCFB-05522

Licensed for 12

Donna Brookes

71 Dublin Avenue, Nashua, NH

License # CCFB-05432

Licensed for 12

Terri Laughy

New Durham Road, Middleton, NH

Licensed for 6

Cheryl Lally

Cardinal Lane, Charlestown, NH

Licensed for 6

Eva-Marie Libby

100 White Oak Drive, PO Box 506, Center Conway, NH

License # CCFB-05446

Licensed for 9

Carla Piccolo

1 Hickory Lane, Merrimack, NH

License # CCFB-05080

Licensed for 9

Jamie

Old Mill Pond Road, Henniker, NH

Licensed for 6

Grace

Stage Road, Nottingham, NH

Licensed for 6

Danielle

Chalk Pond Road, Newbury, NH

Licensed for 6

Sheryl Veinotte Jones

48 Pine Street, Contoocook, NH

License # CCFB-06426

Licensed for 12

Riana VonAsch

40 Lawrence Road, Derry, NH

License # CCFB-06196

Licensed for 12

Christina Page

2998 Dartmouth College Highway, North Haverhill, NH

License # CCFB-06150

Licensed for 10

Sandra Ganzel

Beaverbrook Road, Campton, NH

Licensed for 6

Marjorie Steedman

400 Coolidge Drive, Portsmouth, NH

License # CCFB-04420

Licensed for 9

Donna Mahoney

119 Sanborn Street, Franklin, NH

License # CCFB-01232

Licensed for 9

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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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