Other Child Care Resources
Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)
Search by street and city or zip code for licensed family child care and center based programs in Massachusetts.
Build the Out of School Time Network (BOSTNET)
firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-720-1290: Assists parents in setting up after-school care for school-age children in Boston. Funded by public and private sources since 1987. On-line guide lists 300 after-school programs.
Child Care Search Resources:
These organizations provide information on childcare resource availability and other specific inquiries. Resources are broken down by geographic areas. There is a nominal cost to use these services.
Backup and Emergency In-home Care
Care.com (855) 781-1303
(BWH, McLean, MGH, PHS, NWH, MEEI and DFCI benefits-eligible employees only, click here)
In-home backup child care is available seven days a week. Childcare providers are screened by care.com for references, criminal background, and health and safety training. To schedule care, call (855) 781-1303, Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Twenty-four hour notice is appreciated. Repeat booking can be done online.
If you would like to talk to a Partners EAP Consultant for assistance with issues related to child care, please call 866-724-4EAP.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or your local hospital emergency service.
This content was last modified on: 03/27/2017