Our Screening Process

As parents, we understand how busy life is and that taking time out to locate, interview and screen nannies can be a bit tedious. That’s why we do our best to give you a great selection of nannies from the convenience of your computer screen. The faster you find a nanny, the more time you can spend with your family. The staff at NannyCare.com has screened nannies and babysitters for almost two decades and knows the in’s and outs of finding a great nanny. We’ve given you all the same resources and tools that we’ve used to help you have a stress free nanny search. 

Why Choose NannyCare.com?

  • Trust our experience- We have been helping families find qualified nannies and babysitters for almost 20 yrs.
  • We don’t just accept everyone- We request that our nannies have at least 2 years of experience and fill out an in-depth nanny profile. 
  • We offer background checking services-We can run a preliminary background check (includes a social security & address history search as well as a National criminal and sex offender search) as well as more thorough searches on any nanny you find on our site (with nanny’s permission).
  • We encourage all nannies to get CPR/First Aid certification- We encourage all of nannies to have current CPR/First Aid. We are partners with a ProTrainings.org and are able to offer our nannies discounted prices on CPR/First Aid courses.  
  • Our customer services is awesome! We are here to help you before, during and after you have found your nanny. 



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NannyCare.com does not employ any caregiver ( nanny, babysitter, newborn specialist, elderly caregiver or housekeeper ) listed on our site and accepts no responsibility for provider's (client, family, user, parent) selection of a caregiver, or for any caregiver's conduct or performance. Provider is ultimately responsible for selecting a caregiver and for complying with all applicable laws that may apply when employing a household employee. Provider is fully responsible for their caregiver selection, checking references, interviewing and screening applicants and interpreting the background check results. NannyCare.com's screening services and background checks are not a substitution for a provider doing their own thorough screening. Caregivers should never be hired on the spot or without being interviewed in-person first. Our site provides an abundance of helpful tools, articles and resources to help families make smart, safe hiring decisions.