Additional Child Care Options and Resources

These additional 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 addition, we encourage families to review and comply with applicable State of Michigan Child Care Licensing Rules and any other applicable law and regulations.

In-your-home care for the children of current U-M faculty, staff, and students only

In-your-home child care and nanny agencies

Learning support and tutoring (first, inquire with your own school district about programs and support for your child)

  • State-licensed child care programs in the Ann Arbor area, offering virtual learning "homerooms" and supervision for young school-agers:
  • College Nannies-Sitters-Tutors (Ann Arbor office, and providing single or dual-role tutors-nannies, with learning support offered virtually via Zoom, in your home, or in their office)
  • U-M Family Helpers (posting site with a Tutoring category, for current U-M families and their own children only)
  • Care.com (posting site with a Tutoring and Home-schooling category)
  • Nextdoor.com (neighborhood social site that allows you to connect with potential helpers and other families)
  • Familypodmatch.com (Ann Arbor-based resource, offering contact information with another family for shared support)

Caregiver posting sites

Au pair caregiver agencies

Summer camps and summer child care (if available)

School-age before and after care (if available)

In a typical school year, elementary schools offer before and after school child care for their students -- inquire at your child's school, and enroll early, as programs often need to start wait lists. For Ann Arbor Public Schools, visit this site or call (734) 994-2300.

Other resources

Disclaimer

The U-M Work-Life Resource Center offers information only, and does not endorse or represent any resources listed as recommended by the University of Michigan. In addition, we encourage families to review and comply with applicable State of Michigan Child Care Licensing Rules and any other applicable law and regulations. Information is subject to change. Neither the U-M nor its subcontractors warrant any information concerning any child care provider, nor do they inspect, investigate, endorse, recommend, or choose any particular provider. The inclusion of any care provider’s name does not constitute endorsement or certification by U-M, Work-Life or its subcontractors as to their qualifications to provide child care, the rates charged for services, or any other aspect of individual programs' quality of care. Any complaints and problems should be directed to the caregiver and/or the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.