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Nicole was a fantastic last-minute backup sitter. She responded quickly to messages, arrived promptly with a friendly smile, played with the kids, and sent photos and text updates during the evening. We look forward to having her again.

-Rebecca G.

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At Care, we care – about you, your safety, and your experience. That’s why we screen the members of our community, provide tips and tools to help you have safe experiences, and stand ready to support you if you need it.

The largest network of background-checked sitters online

Paloma T.

Forest Hills, NY

Hired by 5 families in your neighborhood


Repeat clients


Response rate

1 hour

Response time

Paola R.

Chicago, IL

Hired by 12 families in your neighborhood


Repeat clients


Response rate

1 hour

Response time

Penny A.

Austin, TX

Hired by 22 families in your neighborhood


Repeat clients


Response rate

2 hours

Response time

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