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Babysitter Jamaica NY

Babysitters provide a needed respite to busy and tired parents. Below you can find nanny and babysitting services in Jamaica, NY 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.

Creative Sitters
(347) 559-4518
Flushing, NY
Hours
Call to schedule.
Cost
$$
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare, Kids Resources

Cross Island YMCA
(718) 479-0505
238-10 Hillside Avenue,Bellerose
Jamaica, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 6am-10:30pm; Sat 8am-6pm; Sun 8am-5pm
Cost
Annual membership fee is moderate.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Leagues & Teams

Children's Place Family Day Care
(718) 366-3015
1885 Woodbine Street 1R
Flushing, NY
Hours
Flexible hours: Mon-Fri 6am-6pm
Cost
$200/Week
Ages
0-3
Services Available
Childcare

Inwood Kids Daycare
(347) 327-4501
5000 Broadway
New York, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm
Ages
4-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

Tutor Time
(718) 661-4700
5-56 Ulmer Street
Flushing, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate to expensive; varies with program
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Our Valued Commodity Summer Camp
(718) 465-2225
231-10 Hillside Avenue
Jamaica, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm
Cost
Inexpensive
Ages
15-May
Services Available
Camps, Childcare

Tutor Time
(718) 352-8971
6158 Springfield Blvd
Flushing, NY
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6:30pm
Cost
Moderate to expensive; varies with program
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes

Red Apple Child Development Center
(718) 762-1232
4231 Colden Street
Flushing, NY
Hours
Call for details
Cost
Moderate
Ages
5-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

Little Friends School of Elmhurst
(718) 458-5415
85-03 Britton Avenue
Flushing, NY
Ages
0-4
Services Available
Childcare

Montessori School of New York International
(718) 857-3474
55-30 Junction Boulevard
Flushing, NY
Hours
Hours include half day, full day, and extended day sessions.
Cost
Moderate.
Ages
13-Feb
Services Available
Camps, 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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