Additional Child Care Options and Resources

These additional resources are available to families seeking child care. 

In-your-home child care resources for current U-M affiliates 

Other in-your-home child care resources

In-your-home or virtual tutoring and learning support (first, inquire with your own school district about programs and support for your child)

Summer camps and summer child care 

School-age child care

  • Some elementary schools offer on-site, before or after school child care for their students -- inquire with your child's school or district
  • Search the State of Michigan Great Start database for licensed child care programs that may offer school-age care
  • A few licensed child care programs in Ann Arbor that transport and provide before or after school child care for some schools
    • Gretchen's House (may have space for children from Eberwhite, Logan, Thurston, Northside, and possibly other schools)
    • Annie's (may have space for children from Lakewood, Haisley, and all Dexter schools)
    • Kindercare (may have space for children from Allen and Pittsfield schools)

Community early childhood education options 

Other resources


The U-M Work-Life Resource Center does not endorse or represent any resources listed as recommended by the University of Michigan. All users are encouraged to review and comply with applicable State of Michigan Child Care Licensing Rules and any other applicable law and regulations. We offer child care resource information only. 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 the U-M, WLRC or its subcontractors as to their qualifications to provide child care, the rates charged for services or any other aspect of individual program’s quality of care. Any complaints and problems should be directed to the caregiver or, if applicable, the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Child Care Licensing.