Find, book and pay child care near you with one simple app.

UrbanSitter unlocks your personal network to find trustworthy babysitters through friends, parenting groups and your kid's school.

How to find the best childcare near you

  • 1. Create a profile

    Fill out your basic info, then add your neighborhood, school or local groups to see personalized child care recommendations from people you know.

  • 2. Post a job or start a search for free!

    See who's available near you before you pay anything. Whether you're looking for weekday or weekend childcare, backup or overnight childcare, UrbanSitter gets the job done.

  • 3. Add a membership to book

    Membership includes unlimited access to booking, messaging, and payment tools, plus award-winning customer support.

  • 4. Pay caregivers with a tap

    We'll send you a summary of the hours, rate and amount due. Simply tap to pay with your credit card. No more awkward moments or late night ATM runs!

How UrbanSitter's childcare network stands apart from the rest

  • Top picks from families in your community

    Discover the most popular, highly-reviewed caregivers in your area as rated by families in your school, neighborhood, church and parenting groups.

  • Simple membership options

    Join for a month or year of peace of mind-and cancel anytime.

  • Background checked sitters & nannies

    Every caregiver on UrbanSitter must pass an annual background check and profile review with our Trust & Safety team.

  • Your childcare backup plan, covered

    Get backup care when you need it most: emergencies, nanny sick days, working late, last-minute plans.

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