Child Care > Child Care in Iowa

Find a child care provider in Iowa

Nanny Lane is an easy and safe place for finding child care

Find child care near you

Hire a child care provider in Iowa

With over 2,356+ child care providers across Iowa, find a child care provider that fits your lifestyle.
Find child care near me

Find child care in your city

Ackley  Adel  Alton  Altoona  Ames  Anamosa  Ankeny
Bettendorf  Bondurant  Boone  Brooklyn  Buckeye  Burlington
Carroll  Carter Lake  Cedar Falls  Cedar Rapids  Central City  Charles City  Clarinda  Clear Lake  Clinton  Clive  Colfax  Coralville  Council Bluffs  Cresco  Creston
Davenport  De Witt  De Witt  Decorah  Des Moines  Dubuque
Earlham  Eldora  Eldridge  Emmetsburg
Hampton  Harlan  Hiawatha  Hudson  Huxley
Oelwein  Onawa  Orange City  Oskaloosa  Ottumwa
Browsing profiles on a tablet while enjoying a cup of coffee
Find affordable child care that fits your lifestyle
Get Started
Hire a child care provider with great references
Jessica B. - Seeking Work in Walcott
Jessica B.

Jessica was a joy to have interact with our family. Always on time most times she was early! Jessica provided creative and educational ideas for our children to enjoy. Jessica is polite and pays attention to all the details. Definitely have Jessica on my list as a fill a fill in care giver. If I didn't start working from he she would be our full time Nanny our children love her! - Dee

Brooklyn B. - Seeking Work in Muscatine
Brooklyn B.

Brooklyn was amazing with our children. Our children adored her and she went above and beyond meeting all their needs. - Lacey Foster

Brooklyn B. - Seeking Work in Muscatine
Brooklyn B.

She dose a great job watching my 4 year old daughter and always check on her when she is sick. She is a amazing person and listen to what needs to be done - Hayley Haney

Get Started

What’s the average cost of a child care provider in Iowa?

The average cost of a child care provider in Iowa is $12.23 per hour. The cost of a child care provider is dependent on the child care provider’s experience, qualifications and location.
Learn more about child care provider costs

How to Find Affordable Child Care in Iowa

Nanny Lane is a child care website to help you find child care near your area in Iowa. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

Understand the Different Types of Child Care in Iowa

If you’re looking for affordable child care, you should explore the different types of care and how they compare to each other in Iowa. What are the differences between a solo nanny and a nanny share? What about a nanny share vs. daycare? Or nanny share vs. nursery school? Or a solo nanny vs. an au pair? What is a nanny share?

There are lots of options to find affordable child care that works best for your family, and Nanny Lane’s child care services is here to help along the way.

Explore the Costs of Different Child Care Options in Iowa

There are various types of child care (solo nanny, nanny share, etc), with different levels of costs. For how much to pay a nanny, key factors that determine cost are experience, the number of children, where you live, and much more. In addition, during the hiring process, you should be considerate of how to handle expenses (e.g. gas, food, etc.).

If you choose a nanny as the best child care option for your family, there are ways to save on nanny costs like an afterschool co-op or having relatives who live close offer child care support on certain days.

Alternatively, you can [split the costs of a nanny)(/guide/family/identifying-your-needs/how-to-split-nanny-share-costs). There are lots of different nanny share setups that highlight how to make nanny shares even if the kids are different ages. With a nanny share, you can find a family first or hire a nanny and consider creating a nanny share. Either way, a nanny share is the most affordable way to employ a nanny.

Find what works best for you and your family. Nanny Lane’s child care services are here to help you along the way.

Tips on how to find a child care provider

How to find a child care provider on Nanny Lane

Create a Profile
Create a Profile
Tell nannies and families about yourself
Connect & Hire
Connect & Hire
Message, interview, and run a background check
Start Payroll
Start Payroll
We do all your nanny payroll and taxes for you.
Get Started

Popular searches in Iowa