Welcome to our Pre-school & Childcare KidoGuide!

Please note that we make every attempt to keep our listings up-to-date but occasionally miss a change. If you find something incorrect on this page, please notify us at info@kidoinfo.com. We do not endorse any business – please explore each business fully before using them. We will be updating this page in the coming months. Thank you!


Cultural Care Au Pair
Looking for flexible, affordable, live-in childcare/au pair? We provide local families with experienced au pairs with legal visas. Our au pairs–young women and men from all over the world–are carefully evaluated, selected and trained. They are between the ages of 18 and 26 and are excited to spend a year (or more!) with an American family to provide up to 45 hours per week of childcare.

Cultural Care Au Pair offers: Flexible, live-in care for your children, A low cost of just $300/week, Qualified, carefully screened candidates, Personalized matching service, A cultural exchange experience for the whole family
For more information contact: Nicole Jol Roswall, Local Childcare Coordinator
Tel: 401-489-4424
email: nicole.joel-roswall@lcc.culturalcare.com
website: www.culturalcare.com

AuPair USA

AuPair in America
River Plaza, 9 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT, 06902
Email: aupair.info@aifs.com

Baby Sitters

– Check out Brown University: babysitting classifieds section

– Search for babysitters in Sittercity.com

Newport Babysitting Services
Newport Babysitting Services offers on-site babysitting for individual families at home, at area hotels and at corporate functions. We can acommodate large groups of children. The sitters arrive with a large bag of arts and crafts materials, games and tons of enthusiasm!
Contact: Jennifer Rucker
Phone: 401-862-3922
email: jen@newportbabysitting.com
Website: www.newportbabysitting.com


Newport Nannies, LLC
Sitters for special events. This is a great resource for parents who are attending parties or functions and need a sitter on-site, or if they are hosting a party and would like some help keeping the kids busy. All of our sitters have a background in childcare, and come with their own crafts, books, movies, and toys to keep the kids happy.
(401) 270-7247
Email: info@newportnannies.com
Website: www.newportnannies.com

The Nanny Solution
(603) 472-2719
Website: www.thenannysolution.com/rhodeisland.html

Nanny on the Net
Website: www.anannyonthenet.com/rhodeisland.html

Pre-K & Childcare


A Safer Start Child University of Cranston
We are proud to offer early learning and child care programs for children 6 weeks to 6 years of age with teacher to child ratios that exceed the State requirements. Our school also offers parents a unique web camera service so families can check in on their children during the day through a password protected web site.
Location: 117 Woodbine Street, Cranston, RI 02910
Phone: 401-461-1880
Email: WeCare@SaferStart.com
Website: www.SaferStart.com


A Safer Start Child University of Lincoln
We are proud to offer early learning and child care programs for children 6 weeks to 6 years of age with teacher to child ratios that exceed the State requirements. Our school also offers parents a unique web camera service so families can check in on their children during the day through a password protected web site.
Location: 1 Commerce Street, Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-334-2626
Email: WeCare@SaferStart.com
Website: www.SaferStart.com


Pawtucket Day Child Development Center
First in Early Education and Child Care, Pawtucket Day offers programs designed specifically for pre-schoolers, and children before and after school to age 12, including all-day camp during the summer. In our modern building and large, secure play yard, children learn from teachers educated in child development. Our chef serves breakfast, lunch and a snack every day, included in the affordable fee. Financial aid is available. We are a “hidden gem,” located on a secluded one-way street in Pawtucket, convenient to Route 95. Call today for a tour.
Convenient hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Location: 25 Thornley Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
phone: 401-722-7000
website: www.pawtucketday.com


Bright Horizons Family Center
The Bright Horizons Family Solutions mission is to provide innovative programs that help children, families, and employers work together to be their very best.
Location: 225 Blackstone St, Providence, RI
Phone: 401 454-0312
Email: rih@brighthorizons.com
Website: www.brighthorizons.com

Brito Family Day Care
Location: 59 Parade St, Providence, RI
Phone: 401 421-7116

Brown-Fox Point Early Childhood
For thirty-two years, Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center has provided a high quality full-day preschool and kindergarten program to families that live, work, or study in our community. Formed in 1973 by Brown University and the Fox Point Neighborhood Association, we incorporated as an independent non-profit agency in 1979.
Location: 150 Hope St, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-521-5460
Email: camirault@brownfoxpoint.org
Website: www.brownfoxpoint.org

Capital City Community Centers
Location:110 Ruggles St, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-455-3880

Carter Day Child Care Center
Location: 239 Public St, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-751-9752

East Side Early Learning Center
Location: 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-272-3959
Website: eastsidelearning.org

Cozy Corner Child Care Center
Location: 100 Randall St, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-454-7337

Eddy Street Learning Center
Location: 795 Eddy St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-461-0395

Federal Hill House Child Care Center
The mission of the Federal Hill House Association is to provide the best possible human services to our members with the goal of improving their quality of life.
Location: 9 Courtland St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-421-4722
Email: fhh@federalhillhouse.org
Website: www.federalhillhouse.org

Growing Children of Providence
All children need support as they grow. At school, your child will continue to grow in the many ways that you, as parents, have nurtured at home. Now, Parents and caregivers will support this wondrous growth together.
Location: 1 Capitol Hill, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-331-3590
Website: www.growingchildrenofprovidence.com

Henderson Learning Center
Location: 40 Melrose St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-785-3939

John Hope Day Care Center
Location: 324 Hope St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-751-9080
Email: info@johnhope.org

Joslin Multi Service Center
Location: 231 Amherst St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-421-8062

Livingston Center-Early Childhood
Our mission is to provide young children with opportunities to develop to their maximum potential in the areas of social skills, emotional development, cognition, and physical health. Children’s individual differences and personal learning styles are embraced while teachers and families collaborate to offer meaningful experiences.
Location: 776 N Main St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-274-6310
Website: www.grodencenter.org/early-childhood/the-livingston-center

Love 4 All
Location: 162 Metcalf St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-272-5013

Mc Auley Village
Designed as a supportive community in which single parents can move to economic independence and families can thrive. Its relatively small size-22 apartments-facilitates close personal interactions. Its programs are planned to nurture families as they build skills. Child care and mentoring are available on site, and life skills management workshops, meetings and resource and referral services allow residents to explore their problems in depth and then move forward. A staff of 20 is employed to provide its services, including childcare and building security.
Location: 325 Niagara St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-467-3630
email: dpwolfe@mcauleyri.org
Website: www.mcauleyri.org

Meeting Street Early Learning Center
Our Early Learning Center is located on a Green / LEED Certified campus right off Interstate 95, near major Providence employers. Our hours are 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. We offer programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers/pre-kindergarten children and children with IEPs. Our staff is highly trained and we have a full time nurse on site as well as experts in all areas of child development.

Location: 1000 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02905
Phone: 401-533-9104
Website: www.meetingstreet.org/elc

Mount Hope Day Care Center
Mission is to provide the highest quality early childhood education and child care services for families living, working or attending school in the Providence area. The organization is committed to providing these services for low and moderate income families. The center’s programming includes educational, recreational and social learning opportunities for children, ages 3-9 years. In addition to a developmentally appropriate curriculum, the center provides meals, field trips, summer swim programs, special events, and family activities. The Center needs volunteers to provide educational support.
Location: 421 Hope St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-521-7252

Nickerson House Community Center
Our mission is to provide comprehensive, high quality programs that will empower and support those in need so that they may reach their full potential, enhance their quality of life and the community that surrounds them.
Location: 133 Delaine St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-351-1899
Email: mbetres@nickersoncc.org
Website: www.nickersoncc.org

Pc Kids Network
Location: 133 Delaine St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-861-5720

Play & Learn Preschool Inc
Location: 953 Eddy St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-461-4454

Providence Head Start
A partnership between Providence Children’s Museum and Providence Head Start serving all 1,200 Head Start children in greater Providence. Conducted by the Museum’s AmeriCorps members, the program includes enriched Museum visits for the children and teachers, curriculum-based Museum activities in all Head Start classrooms, and professional development training for Head Start teachers and teachers aides.
Location: 20 Almy St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-272-1760
Email: provcm@childrenmuseum.org
Website: www.childrenmuseum.org

Salvation Army
Commitment to helping area youth develop physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. It was a pioneer in recognizing that quality child care helps keep working families together. Well before government programs and most other human service organizations became involved in child care, the Army built its first day care center in the early 1940’s on the East Side of Providence.
Location: 20 Miner St.,Providence, RI
Phone: 401-781-7238
Website: www.salvationarmy-ri.org/Providence

Smith Hill Early Childhood
Location: 25 Danforth St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-455-3890

St Vincent Infant Center
Location: 485 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-274-3094

Taft Avenue Infant & Toddler Day Care Center
Infant toddler center for Brown University. We are a non-profit organization specializing in the care of children of Brown University’s employees only from 6 weeks to 3 years of age.
Location: 48 Taft Ave, Providence, RI
Phone: 401- 274-2013

Wanskuck Boys & Girls
Location: 550 Branch Ave, Providence, RI
Phone: 401-444-0762

Washington Park Nursery School
Location:1520 Broad St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-785-0270

YMCA (East Side/ Mount Hope)
Location: 438 Hope St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-521-0155
Website: www.eastsidemounthopeymca.org

YMCA Tower
Location: 164 Broad St., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-456-0100
Website: www.ymcaintownprovidence.org

Young Prodigy Childcare
Location: 2 Richmond Sq., Providence, RI
Phone: 401-223-0430


The Goddard School®
Offers the foundation to encourage your child’s lifelong love of learning. In our warm, loving atmosphere caring teachers support the healthy development of your child from six weeks to six years old. Our year round program offers your family the choice of either a half- or full-day schedule. Whether gently holding your infant, encouraging your toddler to share, or providing your preschooler with a wide range of enriching activities, our teachers understand your child’s needs. Goddard Developmental Guidelines form the basis of unique lesson plans that are brought to life in a fun and imaginative way. Learning centers for dramatic play, creative art, science, quiet reading, and blocks and puzzles provide your child the opportunity to explore independently and confidently.
20 Preservation Way (South County Commons Shopping Center), South Kingstown, RI 02879