Back-up child care center

Definition

A back up child care center is for parents who would normally go somewhere or have some one who normally takes care of the child but if they cant then they have somewhere where they can take their child.

For example: if they parent normally has a nanny and she gets sick then she may take the child to a center until the nanny can return.

Other facts

  • These centers are specially designed to help children feel safe and secure, and to ease the transition into their new environment.
  • you should only have one back up so your child feels safe and comfortable.
  • make sure you find people who are reliable