Great care, on short notice.
Introducing Care.com Backup Care.

STRESS-FREE

Concierge booking service
with 24/7 support

FAST

Guaranteed response
within 4 hours

FLEXIBLE

Choice of in-center or in-home
care with vetted caregivers

What people are saying

"I booked a local day care center when our nanny had car trouble."
- Alina, Phoenix, AZ
"We found care for Veteran's Day when school was closed."
- Daryl, Los Angeles, CA
"I had a late work meeting that I couldn't miss—thank you!"
- Mary, Boston, MA

Book Backup Care now.

*Use 2HRBACKUP to receive a credit off your first Backup Care booking worth the cost of two hours of care. For in-center Backup Care, credit is calculated assuming an 8-hour day of care. May not be applied to subsequent bookings. Promotional code may be modified and expires at the sole discretion of Care.com.