The webpages linked below provide information on other childcare services available in Sendai, including municipal/private nurseries, kindergartens and temporary childcare. For further information, contact the relevant service provider.
(Links are to Sendai municipal government and other external websites.)
Nurseries & kindergartens in Sendai
Temporary childcare services & childcare support in Sendai
- Temporary childcare (nurseries, etc.)
The following services provide childcare support to parents/guardians who are temporarily unable to look after their children due to personal reasons such as part-time jobs, illness, weddings, and funerals, or who cannot look after their children for more than 64 hours/month due to work, etc.
- Childcare support short stays
Children can be temporarily placed in child welfare centers when circumstances prevent the parents/guardians from caring for them at home.
- Sick/convalescent child care
Daycare is provided to sick/convalescent children (with low likelihood of acute deterioration of the condition) who cannot yet return to nursery or school and cannot be watched by their parents/guardians due to work, etc.
- Sunday/holiday childcare
These services look after children on Sundays and holidays when the parents/guardians are unable to do so because of work, illness, etc.
- Sendai Sukusuku Support
This program offers community-based support for childcare by connecting people who need childcare help (client members) with people who can provide that help (partner members) in a network that helps them develop bonds of trust with one another. Care is given for children from two months old to the sixth grade.
- Babysitting services
Low-cost babysitting is offered by community groups at their centers or at locations designated by the clients.
- Mama Fure childcare support site
An online guide to public services in Sendai that support childcare.
- Babysitting Navigator
This portal site links to various facilities offering babysitting and other daycare services.