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If you are looking for a NannySpecial Needs NannyBabysitter, or general Caregiver, Crunch Care can help you find the best for your family.  We meet all of our Nannies and Caregivers in person and evaluate them on a behavioral based interview methodology. Each client receives a custom solution based on their specific needs.  Our services are the most professional and reliable within the industry, providing a valuable resource for the local community.

Short-Term Care Options

From time to time, all families have a need for a short-term caregiver or babysitter, whether it’s someone to watch children when daycare is closed, drive a parent to and from their doctor appointments, for a date night, or to cover for their regular nanny’s vacation.  Allow us to handle all arrangements and scheduling for your short-term care needs.

Care Club Members

  • Annual Membership – $255
  • Daily referral fee – $15 
  • Overnight referral fee – $35
  • Night Nanny/Nurse referral fee – $35

Pay-as-you-go

  • Annual Membership – $0 (n/a)
  • Daily referral fee – $35
  • Overnight referral fee – $55
  • Night Nanny/Nurse referral fee – $55

*If you book more than 12 shifts per year (just once per month) it is cost effective to become a member.

Additional Charges:

-$20 surcharge for next day or same day referrals
-$20 surcharge for Holiday referrals
-$30 surcharge for New Years Eve, pay rates to sitters $25-30 per hour
*Cancellation policy: no refunds once shift is booked, if you cancel within 24 hours $50 cancellation fee applies.

Member Benefits Include:

  • Reduced referral fees
  • Priority booking

We charge a per-booking referral fee to the client.  The client is considered the employer and pays the caregiver directly.  Fee quoted above is a referral fee paid to Crunch Care only.  Each booking is for a scheduled shift and a minimum of 4 consecutive hours. 

Long-Term Care Options

Families seeking to hire a long-term caregiver, such as a nanny or senior companion, benefit from hiring a candidate directly, using Crunch Care’s expertise in assessment, recruiting, interviewing, and placement.

Placement fees are as follows with an $1695 minimum:
• 8% of total annual gross compensation with a 60-day replacement policy
• 10% of total annual gross compensation with a 120-day replacement policy
• 12% of total annual gross with a 180-day replacement policy, plus annual Care Club Membership include

*All placements include a standard background check by PFC Information Services including felony and misdemeanor check county or state wide when available, DMV, Social Security Verification, Sexual Offender File check, Trustline background registry, other background check options are available upon request for an additional fee.

*Extended search fee may apply for San Diego only for non-live in searches beyond a 6 week period.
*Trustline is a mandatory state run background check program run by the California Department of Social Services and the FBI.  It is a requirement by all agencies in the State of California to ensure all applicants referred have this detailed background check.  It is not simply a one time check, but an ongoing monitor of the person you hire to work in your home.

Back-Up Care

Providing Service For Companies

Improve overall moral and employee attendance by offering your employees a benefit program for emergency or planned in-home care services.  The CorporateCare Benefit Program offers your employees back-up and long term care solutions at a group rate.  Join what companies like Qualcomm via LifeCare and The University of San Diego find to be an excellent benefits for their employees and staff.

Providing Service For Individual Families

Does your company not offer a back-up care solution for it’s employees?  If you would like an effective back-up care solution to improve overall attendance at your job and ease the stress and challenges that come along with having a family, our Care Club Annual Membership may be an effective solution for you.  Pay the annual membership fee and receive back-up care and long term care solutions at a discounted rate.

Hotel and Vacation Care

Babysitters, nannies, and caregivers are available for out of town guests staying at local hotels or vacation rentals.  Our Recruiting Team coordinates with individual visitors as well as hotel staff to accommodate your specific needs.  We look forward to working with you.

Due Diligence

We provide this service nationwide
We provide a broad menu of services for background checks that are personally performed, evaluated, and interpreted by our professional recruiting team.  Our background check partner is the preferred vendor for the Association of Premier Nanny Agencies (APNA). Working beside our internal staff, they give guidance to each client individually.  Select from the below menu of services or call our office for information on this important part of your search.

Weddings, Events, Conferences

Offer your guests and clients a trusted resource for a variety of events by providing babysitting or caregiving services. Our pay-as-you-go rates typically apply.

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  • Weddings
  • Conferences
  • Parties
  • Golf Tournaments
  • Sporting Events
  • Corporate Sponsored Events
  • Other Events