Sittercity is an online source for in-home child care, pet care, senior care, housekeeping and tutoring. The Department of Defense provides military families access to the Sittercity website at no cost.
- Sittercity provides military families with instant access to over a million nationwide comprehensive caregiver profiles which include background checks, references, reviews, pictures and much more.
- This program helps families and individuals find child caregivers for a number of situations for example: after-school, hourly care, school vacations, respite care during deployment, planning for permanent change of station moves, extended duty hours, weekend care, special needs children, and anytime a sitter is needed.
- This Web-based self-service solution allows individuals to make all arrangements including hiring decision and payment of caregivers.
- Sittercity's care seekers can use the company's four-step screening process, which includes checking references, reading caregiver reviews, conducting interviews and utilizing free access to background checks.
All Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force families (active, reserve and National Guard) are eligible for DoD funded memberships
The program is available worldwide.