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Babysitter Phoenix AZ

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

Chris-Town YMCA
(602) 242-7717
5517 N. 17th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Thu 5am-10pm; Fri 5am-9pm; Sat 6:30am-6:30pm; Sun 9am-5:30pm
Cost
Contact the Y for program pricing.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Kids Resources, Schools

Brilliant Beginnings Learning Center
(623) 435-8892
51st Avenue and Glendale
Glendale, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 4am-6pm
Cost
$20/day
Ages
12-Jan
Services Available
Childcare

South Mountain YMCA
(602) 276-4246
222 E. Olympic Drive
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Thu 5am-9pm; Fri 5am-8pm; Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 12n-5pm
Cost
Contact the Y for program pricing.
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare, Classes, Indoors, Kids Resources, Schools

Parent's Time-Out
(480) 460-1200
Phoenix, AZ
Cost
Placement Fee $275-$725
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

KinderCare
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am-6pm
Cost
Prices vary with programs
Ages
0-12
Services Available
Childcare, Schools

Beth El Congregation Preschool
(602) 944-2464
1118 W. Glendale Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Thu 7am-6pm; Fri 7am-4:30pm
Cost
$$
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Schools

Absolute Best Care
(602) 923-0944
3420 E. Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm
Ages
All Ages
Services Available
Childcare

Arizona Sunrays
(602) 992-5790
3110 E. Thunderbird Road
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
See website for class schedules.
Cost
Annual membership $30; Parties $155 & up; Classes vary
Ages
1And Up
Services Available
Camps, Childcare, Classes, Leagues & Teams

A+ Nannies
(480) 699-7558
16420 N. 92nd Street,Suite 223
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm
Cost
Moderate
Ages
0-5
Services Available
Childcare

Arizona Department of Economic Security
(800) 352-8168
Phoenix, AZ
Cost
Free
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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