Empowering families and caregivers

What we do

UrbanSitter is an app and website that’s making it easier than ever for families to find, book and pay trusted care for the entire household, from child care to tutors, pet sitters, housekeepers, and senior care. Caregivers looking for jobs come to UrbanSitter for direct access to flexible work that fits their schedule.

Who we are

Since our launch in 2011, UrbanSitter has grown into a diverse community of over a million caregivers speaking more than 25 languages. Headquartered in San Francisco, UrbanSitter is led by working mom co-founders, Lynn Perkins, and Andrea Barrett.

Why we do it

We are passionate about empowering families and caregivers, so they can "say yes" to more in life—pursuing their choice of career, education, family and self.

Company Highlights

Available in more than 60 cities
Available in more than 60 cities
Coverage where you live and travel.
Backup in 2 minutes or less
Backup in 2 minutes or less
Average response to a last-minute job in most areas.
Trusted by leading employers
Trusted by leading employers
Helping employers provide child care benefits to working families.

UrbanSitter Reviews

See why families and caregivers rate us 4.8 stars on the App Store:

I had a last minute client meeting and posted a job. Within minutes I had responses from tons of 5 star review nannies. Download this app. It is life changing!

- S.C., New York

I meet so many amazing families who also pay well. UrbanSitter is legit!

- Lucia C., San Francisco

UrbanSitter has become one of those services that we absolutely couldn’t survive without as parents.

- TJ L., Boston

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