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Because it takes a village

About Karegaroo

By leveraging the power of technology and the strength of community, Karegaroo offers flexible, on-demand childcare that improves the lives of parents, caregivers and children. We empower women – especially newcomers – by offering them an opportunity to earn money and gain valuable work experience at home or close to home. Parents trust Karegaroo because they know that our caregivers are nurturing, qualified and dependable.


Over the last three decades, the need for childcare has grown steadily with a rise in employment rates among women and a corresponding increase in dual-income earner families. This has accompanied changes in the composition of Canadian families, notably an increase in lone-parent and step-families, impacting both the need and type of childcare required. Finding the most appropriate child care arrangement is challenging. Parents must often balance the need between the overall quality, convenience, availability and cost of childcare. For newcomers, their childcare challenges are magnified as they are facing various challenges and barriers trying to find work, dealing with immigration processes and simply trying to get ahead in Canada.


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