Find Child Care: Sittercity 4+

Local Babysitters & Nannies


    • 4.7 • 44.5K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Sittercity connects millions of families with caregivers. Sign up for free on our app, or on, and get the tools you need to find the right local babysitters or nannies for your family with confidence.

You must be 18 or older to use the Sittercity platform.

Begin to build your team with us by connecting with experienced child care providers who can help you with needs like after-school, date nights, full or part-time care, regular schedules, and more.

[+] Post a job for free detailing your child care, school help, or even tutoring needs
[+] Get instant notifications when babysitters or nannies apply
[+] Filter your search results based on criteria like experience and skills
[+] View detailed sitter profiles with photos, availability, background checks, references, and parent reviews
[+] Book an interview with your favorite sitters

[+] Get regular notifications about new jobs in your area
[+] Create a professional profile to showcase your skills and experience
[+] Apply to jobs and message parents right from your phone
[+] Filter your search to see job opportunities that fit your schedule
[+] Meet new families when they request to interview you

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Please note this nanny and babysitting app is focused on finding child care or finding a babysitting or nanny job as a child care provider. Visit to find pet care and other care types such as senior care and special needs care.

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What’s New

Version 5.3.1

- Improved registration experience for caregivers.
- Includes minor bug fixes and enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
44.5K Ratings

44.5K Ratings

Glory Gloria ,

I whole heartedly recommend Sittercity.

I’ve used Sittercity almost from the beginning of it’s website. I’m talking many years back. The site has went above & beyond to make the site safe for both providers & parents who use the site. My advice to anyone using the site, you should always stay within the safety guidelines Sittercity had set in place for it’s users of the site you will not be disappointed in doing so, and please, please report any suspicious or questionable activities you encounter. It’s important for us to work together to keep everyone safe. I enjoy using Sittercity and the families I acquired through Sittercity had been a great experience for me. Sittercity is great about giving feedback & alerts to it’s users about any suspicious activity. I whole heartedly Recommend Sittercity as a great site to both providers & families.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for sharing your experience with us Gloria! We are happy to hear that you've had success while using Sittercity, and your feedback is always appreciated. Best of luck in your job search moving forward.

Marvelous~ ,

Vet families better and allow sitters to review them

The 1st job I accepted on this platform led to a 1-star review I discovered a month later. The family I babysat for had a two year old boy. Immediately, as I entered the house I noticed the strong smell of marijuana. The father was smoking marijuana in the garage, while I could see him through a glass door. There was no respect for my preferences to be around marijuana or not which is concerning because this was our first and only interaction in-person. After I left, the father sent me an even longer list of tasks that included things he did not mention beforehand. I told him I didn’t want to work for them anymore and he became outraged. He proceeded to send me screenshots of scam methods and told me he could’ve “blessed” me if I would’ve stayed long term. I called the mother and asked why did they leave the extremely negative review and she rudely talked over me and hung up the phone. The father messaged me shortly and “perceived” the phone call as inappropriate just as he “perceived” I had an attitude over text messages. This family was incompetent, unprofessional and rude. I reported them several times to Sitter city yet the review is still posted. There should be an option for sitters to post a review of their experience or at least respond to reviews that impact your profile. I will not use this app from here on out and I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone.

Developer Response ,

Hey there! Sorry to hear about your experience! This is something that our Trust & Safety Team can assist you with. Please email the Customer Success Team at for further assistance. We hope to hear from you soon and to resolve this issue.

Lemon taffy ,

Unfair Rules & reviews- Banned go no reason given

Parents I work with describe me as responsible, detail-oriented, and creative. However, SitterCity has decided that I am banned from their site before even applying for a job, I was told and I am banned from ever signing up again. They will not tell me why, but will only rudely post their terms and agreements to me. I may have failed the background check, however, background checks have never been a problem for me before. I sadly see this app in a different light now. I’m not sure what their goal is, but it is not to support sitters and local families, because they have made me feel ostracized from the babysitting community for unknown reasons (and will not be refunded). No matter how I look at this experience, I feel that SitterCity was unfair to me. — I used this app previously, and one thing I remember that made me stop using it, was that I received a negative review from someone I hadn’t worked for. Reading through the reviews on the App Store, I see that it is a problem. There really needs to be some sort of question flowchart before someone reviews you to see if they are really in a position to give you a review. There is no way to remove these reviews, although they are clearly too easy to write (should be easier to remove if that’s the way it is).

App Privacy

The developer, Sittercity, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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