These additional, public resources are available to families seeking child care. The Work-Life Resource Center does not endorse or represent any resources listed as recommended by the University of Michigan.
In-Your-Home Child Care
To search community caregiver profiles (Care.com and Sittercity), or to secure a child care provider, nanny, or au pair with the help of an agency (access or placement fees apply):
- College Nannies, Sitters, and Tutors (Ann Arbor placement office; for temporary, short, or long-term child care arrangements)
- Cultural Care Au Pair
- Au Pair in America
- Nanny Poppinz
Summer Camps, Programs, and Child Care Resources
- U-M Children's Centers summer camp for children in grades K-5 (full day, with before and after care available)
- U-M summer academic opportunities for children and youth in grades K-12
- Ann Arbor Rec and Ed summer camps
- See the Ann Arbor Observer 2017 Summer Camp Guide and the Ann Arbor Observer Activities for Kids, which includes summer camp programs. See also the March-April-May issues of the Ann Arbor Observer for summer camp listings.
- Search the State of Michigan Great Start database for licensed child care programs that may offer summer care and activities for school-age children.
School Age Child Care
Most elementary schools offer before and after school child care for their students -- inquire at your child's school. For Ann Arbor Public Schools, visit this site or call (734) 994-2300.
Child and Teen Transportation Service
Kids Kruiser is a transportation service for children and teens ages 5 and up in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti area.
Child Care for Campus Events and Guests
If your department or organization is hosting an event or a guest, and you wish to assist with child care, please call (734) 763-9379 for more information.