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.
The U-M Work-Life Resource Center does not endorse or represent any resources listed as recommended by the University of Michigan.The Work-Life Resource Center offers 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 and/or the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.