Our members have the peace of mind of knowing they've already got a backup plan in place, and are able to:
Search for their local childcare options
Save favourites for future reference
Arrange to visit any they’re interested in
Suggest other childcarers you'd like to join
Book last minute childcare with us
Plus members get access to our Work+Family Experts and a wealth of childcare knowledge in our Help Centre.
Childminders care in their own home for children aged 3 months up to 12 years.
The majority of childminders on our website have been used and recommended to our service by individual parents.
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Our last minute on call nannies look after newborns up to 16 year olds in your home.
Sourced via our collaboration with the UK's leading nanny agencies, we insist on only the best nannies for our members.
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Nursery spaces can be booked for children aged 3 months up to 5 years.
Members have access to over 800 Ofsted regulated nurseries. Many nurseries have been recommended to us by parents.
More about our nurseries
Trusted by parents
This service takes the stress out of finding temporary childcare. You know that the agencies they use will have suitable and checked candidates."
Book online or over the phone - quickly and easily, with all the stress removed.
Our team is available 7:30am to 7:00pm, Monday to Friday.
We'll start working on bookings made outside these hours first thing the next working day - come rain or shine.
Start using Emergency Childcare today - as easy as 1-2-3