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Re-opening: Check out our new Safe & Sound Standards.
We have new Safe & Sound Standards for parents and providers using MeTime. Learn More

Get paid to give parents a break.

We offer parents a variety of flexible, drop-off childcare options in one place. No cost for providers to join our platform.
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Only in Chicago, but coming to a city near you.
Become a Provider

We partner with you to give parents options.

Earn cash or MeTime credits while staying at home with your little ones.
  • Host an in-home playdate with your kiddo
  • Choose your hours and control your availability
  • Earn more for each child you watch
Stay-at-Home Provider
Requirements
Parents can only relax if they know their kids are safe. That's why trust and security are our highest priorities. In-home providers must meet our requirements to be eligible to host in-home playdates on our site.
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  • Pass a background check and childproofing inspection
  • Provide proof of homeowner’s or renter’s insurance
  • Provide references or reviews
Give parents their time back by hosting  a playdate at a local playspace.
  • Watch kids without getting your house messy
  • Choose your hours and control your availability
  • Earn more by helping more families
Playspace Provider Requirements
Parents can only relax if they know their kids are safe. That's why trust and security are our highest priorities. Providers must meet our requirements to be eligible to host playspace playdates on our site.
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  • Pass a background check
  • Be comfortable providing care at a designated playspace
  • Provide references or reviews
Put your playspace on MeTime.

If you own a playspace, partner with MeTime to offer drop-off playtime without the overhead. We provide the childcare, you provide the space.
Contact us for more info.

PARTICIPATING PARTNERS
Fill your open slots by offering hourly or daily rates on MeTime, for free!
  • Reach new families without any cost to you
  • Fill your open capacity in real-time
  • Earn more without raising prices for your regulars
Licensed Daycare
Requirements
Parents can only relax if they know their kids are safe. That's why trust and security are our highest priorities. Daycares must meet our requirements to be eligible to host drop-in playdates on through MeTime.
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  • Proof of DCFS licensure
  • Up-to-date background checks
  • Proof of insurance

Want to join our community of childcare providers?

If you have questions, check out our FAQs or reach out to us (we're real people ready to help).