Care.com

Care.com

By Care.com, Inc.

  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Release Date: 2009-10-10
  • Current Version: 7.9
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 140.32 MB
  • Developer: Care.com, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 20,002 Ratings

Description

Get care when you need it with Care.com. Instantly connect with the largest community of caregivers for all your child care, housekeeping, senior care and pet needs. Whether you need care or are looking for care jobs, Care.com can help. FAMILIES LOOKING FOR CARE - Search detailed caregiver profiles, set up interviews and book on the go - Manage bookings, interviews and payments in one place - Make fast and easy single or recurring payments to caregivers CAREGIVERS LOOKING FOR JOBS - Find and apply to jobs anytime - Message and respond to interview requests - Accept payments and send payment requests - Manage your profile, calendar, jobs and earnings in one place FIND YOUR PEFECT CARE MATCH - Child Care: babysitters, nannies, child care centers and Backup Care - Housekeeping: local house cleaners and maid services - Pet Care: dog walkers, pet sitters, boarding and grooming - Senior Care: senior housing, home care agencies and aides - Tutoring: private, local tutors for all ages Premium Subscriptions for Families - We have multiple subscriptions to choose from: 1 month, 3 month, 6 month, 12 month. - Your iTunes account will be charged at confirmation for your purchase and will auto-renew for the same price and duration period as the original 1, 3, 6, or 12 month package - Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period - Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase - Once a subscription period commences, that subscription period cannot be cancelled - Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. - At any time, you can review our privacy policy at: http://www.care.com/privacy-policy-p1013.html or our terms of use at: http://www.care.com/terms-of-use-p1012.html Subscription costs for Families - 1 month: $54.99 - 3 months: $109.99 - 12 months: $209.99 Optional background checks subscription for Families - 1 month: $24.99 - 3 months: $74.99 - 12 months: $299.99 Subscription costs for Caregivers - 1 month: $24.99 - 3 months: $54.99 - 6 months: $69.99 Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. Care.com - Find Nannies, Babysitters & More Support

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Reviews

  • Good app but has bugs

    3
    By Deevtastic
    Good app, but it keeps crashing every time I try to update my calendar. It's really frustrating since I downloaded this app so I wouldn't have to get on the computer...
  • Extremely buggy

    1
    By Newmom2.0
    I just updated and it’s still buggy. I have premium and it keeps telling me people who have applied to my position has closed heir account even though we had just literally sent messages to each other trying to set up an interview. It has happened multiple times with multiple people. I can communicate with people who applied to my position so what’s the point?! Extremely displeased. Not re-upping and will cancel. I also don’t like how they mask contact info even when it’s willingly given. We are grown people here capable of making decisions for ourselves.
  • Every time I try to open calendar, the app crashes.

    3
    By rockonallnitelong
    Please fix this
  • Terrible

    2
    By PDXguy83
    Why am I paying $60/mo for a terrible mobile experience? This app is so bad it’s borderline unusable
  • Nope, don't waste $ or ⌚

    1
    By WARth3Machin3
    Why pay to find a sitter and pay the sitter? Total SCAM
  • Hoops

    3
    By midwifee
    So many hoops to jump thru! Protected numbers, protected references, seems difficult to actually connect with the people who inquire!
  • Annoyed

    2
    By Annii.k
    So I have had my care.com account since 2013, back when it was free when you were able to upload your background check and first aid and cpr certifications and could send a personalized message to the parents. So now I log back into my account because I'm looking for a new family to work for and now there are all these extra charges for basic things like reaching out to a family are you kidding me?!?! care.com only "cares" about their pockets. Sorry if this became a rant. There are better sites out there nannylane and sittercity are great!!!
  • Pay to see jobs?

    1
    By kaylalapier95
    In the pet sitting category you have to pay 4 credits just to see a job. 10 credits cost $10 so you’re basically paying $4 for a job you might not get. Deleting
  • House Keeper

    4
    By Registered Nerd
    This is a great system, however I think it is ridiculous to pay so much just to *find* someone. I am happy with the results though !
  • More like Couldn't Care-LESS.com

    1
    By swkathi
    Anyone looking to provide care or procure care: do yourself a favor and skip this cold, soulless, apathetic, callous, sorry excuse of a caregiving jobseeker/job-giver connection site. Bottom line is that they do not actually "care" at all about people on either side of the equation, are accountable to no-one, and their corporate image is a wolf-sham in sheep's glossy web-page clothing. They terminate "members" (caregivers and care-seekers alike) without notice and for no reason, refuse to provide details on what prompted the decision to term, and effectively ban the person for life with no recourse or appeals process (i.e. no way to clear your name if there has been an error/oversight/malicious yet unfounded complaint/etc). If, like me, you fell for their touchy-feely-warm-and-fuzzy marketing, try a quick Google search for "terminated from Care.com for no reason or explanation", and read some of the thousands of reports of their routine abuse of power in this regard; it is shocking and wholly unfathomable - until it happens to you or someone you know. With over 14M "members" in 2015, they have a virtual monopoly as the go-to site for this particular market niche, and they know it; so like any typical monopoly: THEY. DON'T. CARE. about being a responsible steward or information/connection broker. It's only about numbers and the bottom line - people's actual lives be damned. If you're not deemed "worthy" by the bean-counters or whatever powers or algorithm may be, you're just tossed like the garbage number you are to them; it's as simple as that. You may think they're "righteously discriminating" given the nature of the services being brokered, but you'd be WRONG. It's like The Capital from the 'Hunger Games' had a baby with the Erudite group from 'Divergent', who then grew up to get sorted into Slytherin House in 'Harry Potter': uncaring, unfeeling, uninterested, corporate machine. Actual quotes from termination emails: “Care.com has terminated your membership. Care.com may remove a member for any reason or no reason; any decision to do so does not constitute and should not be interpreted or used as information bearing on the member’s character, general reputation, personal characteristics, or mode of living.” “We do not have an appeals process for members whose accounts have been terminated.” “This decision is final and irreversible. No exceptions will be made to these terms.”

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