Juggle Street - the preferred Care.com alternative

Your search for a superior alternative to Care.com ends at Juggle Street! Preferred by countless Australian and New Zealand families, babysitters, nannies, and tutors, our platform excels in user experience, innovative technology, and dedicated customer service. Find out why Juggle Street is the go-to for savvy parents and caregivers.

Why families choose Juggle Street over Care.com

Juggle Street offers more than just connections; we provide a community, giving busy families peace of mind with complementary Aon Public Liability Insurance. Unlike Care.com's subscription and booking fees, Juggle Street champions transparent, direct payments—helpers receive their full earnings. Owned and operated in Australia, our local customer service team is committed to providing personalised support, reflecting our community-first ethos. Care.com's corporate approach with no local customer service can't compare to the hands-on, personalised experience Juggle Street delivers.

Juggle Street vs. Care.com - making the right choice is clear

Deciding between Juggle Street and Care.com? Our comprehensive features, thoughtful functionality, and unparalleled user support stand out. The side-by-side comparison table below makes it easy to see why Juggle Street is the smart choice for families and helpers alike.

Yearly Subscription Fee
Verified WWCC
Public Liability Insurance
Hiring Process
Job Pricing
Parent sets price
Helper sets price
Free Booking
Direct to helper
In advance via app
Helper Profiles
12 Month Subscription
6 Month Subscription
3 Month Subscription
Response Times
Customer Support
Live Chat
Telephone Support
Email Enquiries

Why parents prefer Juggle Street

Insurance gives busy families peace of mind

Parents with an active subscription receive complementary Aon Public Liability Insurance for all their jobs awarded on Juggle Street.

Real time in-app messaging

Contacting available babysitters and nannies is faster and more efficient without relying on old-fashioned, cumbersome methods like email.

Trusted babysitters, nannies and home tutors

Verified, reliable and experienced. All local nannies and babysitters have a verified Working With Children Check.

Choose your terms

Set your own rates and employment terms. From a one-off job to permanent after-school nannying, there’s a sitter for every scenario.

Juggle Street empowers parents to hire quickly with confidence

Australia’s preferred choice for busy parents
Your children and family are our top priority, so only only carers with a verified WWCC are listed on Juggle Street. Browse detailed profiles of Australia's best babysitters, find last-minute babysitters and see what other parents have to say about carers on the platform.
Hear from fellow parents: real reviews, real insight
With Juggle Street, you're not just finding childcare for your family; you're joining a community. Read independent reviews from other parents and get a genuine feel for the helpers before making your decision. Our transparent rating system helps you find the right fit for your family.
The flexibility to choose the precise care you need
Juggle Street offers a diverse range of childcare options to suit your specific needs. From a one-off gig for a "working from home" emergency to regular long term care, you will find the right fit without the burden of high membership fees. Our focus is on connecting you with caregivers that resonate with your family's lifestyle.
Empowering new sitters, experienced nannies, and professionals
For new sitters, Juggle Street is ideal for finding that “first job” in your neighbourhood, then you can build your reputation with positive ratings & reviews. Juggle Street also provides many job opportunities for experienced nannies and childcare professionals.

Free to join, effortless to use

Subscribe when you’re ready!

Subscribe when you’re ready!

Join for free, browse local babysitters and wait until you're ready to hire before paying any subscription fees.
Connect with babysitters instantly

Connect with babysitters instantly

Chat in real-time and view the responsiveness score of each babysitter before contacting them.
Choose your terms

Choose your terms

Set your own rates and employment terms. From a one-off date night to permanent after-school nannying, there's a sitter for every scenario.

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