Child Care Services

Access the Sittercity Database to Find Child Care Services Near You offers an extensive database of screened child care providers in your neighborhood.

Search the Sittercity website to find qualified sitters in your area to meet your work schedule. Care givers can be selected by time, location, and specific skill that include CPR training, first aid training, and special needs care.

The membership ($150 value) and basic background-check fees are waived for NYC Health + Hospitals’ employees (includes affiliate and temporary staff).

Staff are responsible for covering the costs of childcare services through the Sittercity website. Sitters have an hourly rate, i.e. $10-15/hour

Visit to access services offered through Sittercity. To learn more about Sittercity, and the childcare providers on the site, click here.


Backup Childcare Services

Bright Horizons offers backup childcare services when you need to secure alternative child care arrangement when an emergency happens and your normal child care arrangements are temporarily unavailable. This program is available to eligible employees. Once your application is approved, each employee will be allowed up to 10 uses for the duration of the program.*

Effective October 1st, 2020, all Bright Horizon center based and in-home care services will include a co-pay.

Center Based Services: Employees will pay a $20.00 co-pay/per day for the first child. A $35.00 co-pay will be applied to two or more children attending the same center.

In Home Care: For in-home care, the cost would be $8/hour for up to three children.

Co-payments are payable by credit card, debit card or electronic funds transfer (EFT). You will need to provide payment information to place a reservation request and credit/debit card will be pre-authorized, as applicable. Charges will be processed on the day of scheduled services. For more information about the billing process related to co-pays and cancellations, please see the Bright Horizons FAQ link below.

* Program is subject to changes and availability


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