A temporary / occasional sitting service for the DFW Metroplex

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Caring - Our Staff of over 200 sitters were all interviewed face to face and carefully screened before being accepted.  All must meet the following criteria: 

  • minimum of two years childcare education or experience
  • 18 years of age or older
  • CPR certification
  • bonded
  • security background checks on file
  • personal references on file
  • have a "heart" for children

Please see our service area map if you need to confirm that you are in our service area.

Caring Hands Agency is a Christian Temporary Childcare Service serving the greater Dallas Metroplex since 1979.

Caring Hands Agency has been providing sitting arrangements since 1979.
  Dependable - Caring Hands is committed to providing you with dependable service.  Rates are charged hourly plus an agency fee.  There is a four hour minimum, and cancellation fees are charged only after a sitter is confirmed. 

Caring Hands Agency has provided sitting arrangements for the Greater Dallas Metroplex since 1979.

Our Services Include
bullet available on an "as needed" basis.
bullet on-site childcare.
bullet mildly ill childcare.
bullet 24 hour care - 7 days a week.
bullet temporary or summer nanny service.
bullet competitive rates (call for rates).
bullet security procedures for child safety.
bullet Additional services (i.e. light housekeeping, school pick-ups, errands) available - additional charges will apply.
  Excellent - Caring Hands offers on-site childcare for numerous private homes, premier hotels, and churches in our area and for special events such as weddings, trade shows, corporate meetings, and various group events. 

The children enjoy participating in the planned activities and mini-camps during these events.  

New Clients - To become a Caring Hands Agency client you must complete the Client Registration Packet which includes:  
bullet Client Registration Agreement
bullet Family Profile
bullet Child Care Authorization (if applicable)
bullet Medical & Emergency Info Form

Rates - A $50.00 registration fee and a signed agreement will start the process of a job request.  Base rate for caregivers begins at $10.00 per hour, additional based on number of children and type of assignment.  A minimum $12.00 service fee per job will be billed at the end of each month services are used.  The Agency requires a 4 hour minimum on all jobs.

Current Clients - You may make sitting requests by phone, fax, or email:

bullet Local: 469-586-5262 
bullet Fax:  469-586-4772
bullet Email:  sittingrequest@caringhands.net

Requirements for Placing a Sitting Request - Those placing sitting requests must be a current registered client with Caring Hands Agency.  When making a sitting request by phone, fax, or email, please be sure to give the following information:

bullet Your full name
bullet Telephone number
bullet Day of the week and dates you are requesting service
bullet Arrival and estimated end time for the sitting
bullet If you wish to request a specific caregiver, please indicate

What happens after you place a sitting request?  Orders are scheduled on a week-to-week basis based on availability of sitters that week.  You will not receive a call until a sitter is confirmed unless we have a question about your sitting request. Your sitting is automatically filled with another available, qualified sitter if requested caregivers are not available.

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