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Babysitter Detroit MI

Babysitters provide a needed respite to busy and tired parents. Below you can find nanny and babysitting services in Detroit, MI that provide nannies, babysitters, event childcare, residential childcare, and hotel childcare, as well as infant specialists and traveling nannies, and advice and content on childcare.

YWCA Downtown Branch
(313) 259-9922
1411 East Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI
Cost
See below
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources, Parents Resources

KinderCare
3381 Greenfield Road
Dearborn, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Prices vary with programs.
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Beautiful Minds
(313) 494-7310
4201 W. Outer Drive,MacDowell Elementary
Detroit, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
Inexpensive. Call for specific program fees.
Ages
12-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

Child Care on the Go
(866) 720-4841
Detroit, MI
Hours
24/7
Cost
$10/hour
Ages
0-10
Services Available
Childcare

My Space for Kids
(313) 469-7459
17892 Runyon
Detroit, MI
Cost
$75/week
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare

Boll Family YMCA
(313) 309-9622
1401 Broadway
Detroit, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 5:30am-10pm; Sat 7am-5pm; Sun 10am-5pm
Cost
Contact the Y for membership and program fees.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Leagues & Teams

Beautiful Minds
(313) 852-0725
15771 Hubbell Street,Coleman A. Young Elementary
Detroit, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
Cost
Inexpensive. Call for specific program fees.
Ages
12-Mar
Services Available
Childcare

A Nanny on the Net
(888) 436-0222
Detroit, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Cost
$100 application fee; $1,600 placement fee for full-time nanny and $2,100 for live-in nanny
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

MOPS International
Detroit, MI
Cost
Membership fees vary by local chapter.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Parents Resources

Nanny Choices
248.647.3800; 877.539.3800
Detroit, MI
Cost
See below for application, placement, and hourly fees. Accepts checks and major credit cards.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Babysitter Basic for Parents, Find Babysitter Information and Babysitting Services

Babysitter Basics for Parents

All parents, at some point or the other, will need to hire the services of a babysitter. However, for many parents, this is easier said than done.

Finding the Right Babysitter

A babysitter essentially fills in for you, the parent, during your absence. To ensure that your child is in safe hands, it is essential that you get the right babysitter for the job. To do so:

  • Find out about potential babysitters by asking relatives, friends, colleagues, or community organizations.

  • Choose a babysitter based on the needs of your child and their age. It's easier to baby sit a nine-year old than a baby.

  • Do not hire the first candidate who responds. Take time to screen candidates until you are sure that you have found a babysitter who is best for your child.

  • Look for someone who has the required credentials. A candidate with a certificate in babysitting, for instance, is likely to be more professional and competent. At the same time, don't rely on classroom training alone to judge a babysitter or nanny. Sometimes, babysitting skills are more natural than learned. 

  • Always crosscheck references provided by a potential babysitter.

  • A very good test is to introduce the candidate to your child. This will allow you to evaluate how the prospective babysitter interacts with your child .

Preparing the Babysitter

Before leaving your child in the care of the babysitter you have...

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