Back-up Child Care Options
Locate a Back-Up or Occasional Caregiver
Please note that Iowa State University does not endorse or recommend any providers and does not conduct background or criminal history checks, nor make any claims about the suitability of caregivers found using these websites. Families are strongly encouraged to thoroughly assess the qualifications, abilities, and background of any caregiver before beginning a caregiving relationship.
Tips for Hiring a Caregiver
Child Care in Your Home - ISU Extension and Outreach
Interview Questions for Babysitters - Care.com
How to Find a Trustworthy and Reliable Babysitter - Very Well Family
Making Checklists for Your Babysitter - Very Well Family