Nurseries, childcare & help
Nanny & babysitting agencies
Housekeeping and childcare agency. Staff are screened by the agency and trained in first aid. Rates depend on type of work, number of children and whether it is hourly or monthly. Hourly babysitting rate is $12 per hour, min 4 hours.
Best Home Care Agency
Housekeeping and childcare agency. Staff are mainly from Jamaica and Central America.
Set up by an English nanny and a Cayman family, Offshore Nannies is a nanny recruitment agency which aims to pair UK-calibre nannies with families and offers ongoing support services. Monthly pay is $550-650 per week (live-out) or $450-$550 per week (live-in) plus benefits including use of a car and open ticket transfer from home country. Nannies are mainly from the UK, Australia, New Zealand and USA.
Nurseries and daycare
The nurseries and daycares listed here typically take infants and are open year-round so are often popular with working mums. Some facilities may also offer pre-school learning for older children. For more pre-schools that follow the traditional school calendar, please see our Pre-school section under Schools.
39 Columbus Close, off Walkers Rd, tel: 949-4080
Age 18 months to 4½ years. Half day (7:30am-12:20pm), full day (7:30am-5:30pm). Camps available over Christmas, Easter and summer holidays. Flexible on number of days. Open year-round except 2 weeks in August.
Sigma Building, Hospital 4-Way Stop, tel: 946-5437
Ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Full time (7am-5:30pm), part time options are tailored according to needs. Open year-round.
Bright Start Learning Centre
Seven Mile Shops, West Bay Rd, tel: 925-7624
Age 1-5 years. Full day (7am-5:30pm), half day (7am-12:30pm). Two & three day options available.
After-school programmes for children up to 8 years old.
Wee Care Centre
920 Crewe Rd, tel: 949-0691
Age 3 months to 4 years. Part of First Baptist Christian School. 150 children. Full time (7:30am-5:30pm), part time (7:30am-12:30pm). Two-day & three-day programmes available. Open year-round except one week in August and one week at Christmas.
Tiny Tots Academy
109 Hinds Way, off Walkers Rd, tel: 623-8687
Age 6 weeks to 5 years. Open 7am-6pm. Flexibe hours. Open year-round.
Kid’s Adventure Preschool
Trinity Square, Eastern Ave, tel: 949 2586
Ages 3 months to 5 years. 70 children total. Part time (3 full days or 5 half days from 7am-1pm), full time (7am-5:30pm). Open year-round.
Shining Stars Preschool
Pasadora Place, Smith Rd, tel: 943-7077
Age 6 weeks to 5 years. Full time (7am-5:30pm), part time (7am-12:30pm). Open year-round.
Cayman Learning Centre
Pasadora Place, Smith Rd, tel: 943-7323
Age 3-5. Building Blocks programme from 8:30am-11:30am.
Miss Nadine’s Preschool
90 Anthony Drive, tel: 949-5794
Age 2 to 5 years. Run by NCVO, affiliated with Jack & Jill nursery. Open 7am-5:30pm. Fees are means tested depending on income.
Jack & Jill Nursery
90 Anthony Drive, tel: 949-5794
Age 3 months to 2 years. 14 children. Run by NCVO, affiliated with Miss Nadine’s Preschool. Open 8am-5pm. Fees are means tested depending on income.
Just For Kids
138 Orange Drive, Prospect, tel: 947 4543
Age 1-4 years. Full time (7am-6pm). Open year-round.
Precious Gems Preschool
369 Walkers Rd, tel: 929-9319
Age 3 months to 4 years. Full time (7am-5:30pm). Open year-round.
Sunny Smiles Preschool
832 Walkers Rd, tel: 949-8318
Age 6 weeks to 4 years. Full time (7am-7:30pm). Open year-round.
Roper’s Janitorial Service