Services
In Home Childcare

A Helping Hand provides quality, and innovative services to support families seeking assistance with childcare, distance learning support, errand running and other family duties. Our Helpers are prepared to support childcare services with children ages newborn to 17 years old through engaging activities, crafts, and memorable experiences. When not supporting childcare, our Helpers can also be utilized to facilitate errand running, such as a drop off at the Post Office, or a pick up at the Grocery Store. When a Helper is utilizing their own vehicle, a mileage fee will apply. A Helping Hand has a 3-hour minimum policy for all In-Home Childcare Services. For more details on how A Helping Hand can support your family, please contact us here.

In Home Childcare Rates


A $15.00 Booking Fee will apply with each accepted Service Request


One Child: $25.00/hour
Two Children: $26.00/hour
Three Children: $27.00/hour
Four Children: $28.00/hour
Five Children: $29.00/hour

All 2020 Booking Fees have been waived.


Holiday Fee: A $25 Holiday Fee may apply to services provided on New Years Day, Valentine's Day/Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. Services provided on New Year's Eve will incur a $50 Holiday Fee. Holiday Fees will be billed upon acceptance of your service request and must be paid in full, 48 hours prior to your service start date. All Holiday Fees are allotted to our Helpers for their exceptional availability to support services on Holidays.


Cancellation Fee: A Helping Hand has a strict 24-hour cancellation policy. Cancellation of accepted services within 24-hours of the service being performed, will incur a $39 cancellation fee, that will be charged directly to the client.


Service Area: A Helping Hand is proud to provide services to families throughout San Diego County, and surrounding areas. Clients requesting services within our Green Boundary are considered inclusive of our Service Area. Clients requesting services beyond the Green Boundary, may incur a Service Area Fee of $20.00. Here is the Map of our Service Area.

Distance Learning Support

A Helping Hand is proud to provide in-home support for your family as you navigate through the new Virtual Learning platforms. Distance Learning Support is a specialized service included in our In-Home Services. Our Helpers are experienced with strategies to keep your school- aged children on task as they attend and participate in their Virtual Classroom and online learning environments. We will assist in keeping children Kindergarten through 8th grade on task, focused on their assignments and provide guidance through the completion of their work. A Helping Hand does not prepare or provide coursework, activities, or lessons. A Helping Hand has a 3-hour minimum policy for all In-Home Childcare Services that include Distance Learning Support. For more details on how A Helping Hand can support your family, please contact us here.



Distance Learning Support Rates


A $15.00 Booking Fee will apply with each accepted Service Request


One Child: $25.00/hour
Two Children: $26.00/hour
Three Children: $27.00/hour
Four Children: $28.00/hour
Five Children: $29.00/hour

All 2020 Booking Fees have been waived.


Holiday Fee: A $25 Holiday Fee may apply to services provided on New Years Day, Valentine's Day/Weekend, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day. Services provided on New Year's Eve will incur a $50 Holiday Fee. Holiday Fees will be billed upon acceptance of your service request and must be paid in full, 48 hours prior to your service start date. All Holiday Fees are allotted to our Helpers for their exceptional availability to support services on Holidays.


Cancellation Fee: A Helping Hand has a strict 24-hour cancellation policy. Cancellation of accepted services within 24-hours of the service being performed, will incur a $39 cancellation fee, that will be charged directly to the client.


Service Area: A Helping Hand is proud to provide services to families throughout San Diego County, and surrounding areas. Clients requesting services within our Green Boundary are considered inclusive of our Service Area. Clients requesting services beyond the Green Boundary, may incur a Service Area Fee of $20.00. Here is the Map of our Service Area.

Nanny Finder Program

A Helping Hand provides a referral service for families in need of short-term or long-term nanny services. Our goal with the Nanny Finder Program is to provide your family with a Nanny who best suits your needs. A Helping Hand locates, screens, and conducts initial interviews with prospective Nannies to refer to your family for a fee. Then, you will establish an Employer-Employee relationship with the Nanny that best suits your family. A non-refundable Application Fee of $200 is charged to commence the Nanny search. Contact us today to get a customized Placement Fee quote.

Nanny Finder Program Rates


Family Consultation: Complimentary
Application Fee: $200.00 non-refundable
Part-Time; Short-Term: $995.00*
Full-Time; Short-Term: $1195.00*
Part-Time; Long-Term: $1395.00*
Full-Time; Long-Term: $1595.00*

Employer Supported Childcare Benefits

Childcare is essential to our infrastructure, ensuring business continuity. There is a growing childcare crisis Nationwide , that has only been further impacted by the restrictions of COVID-19. Employers play a critical role in supporting their teams with innovative childcare benefits. Employer supported childcare benefits improve employee satisfaction in the workplace and at home. A Helping Hand collaborates with employees and employers to establish flexible subsidized childcare options. We can contact your employer today, to plan your support. Click here!

Onsite Event Childcare

A Helping Hand is dedicated to providing professional childcare services for Conventions, Weddings, Fundraisers, Corporate Events, Military Retreats and Holiday functions. We are a turn-key childcare company, which allows the event planner (you) to only be responsible for booking the space for the childcare, and we will take care of the rest. We are not a typical childcare/daycare service. We pride ourselves in providing an organized, interactive, and engaging children's program to your guests. This includes: planning age group appropriate activities, themed events, team challenges, educational arts and crafts, games, gifts for the parents, and more. Providing an onsite childcare option for your guests will increase your event's attendance, and allow your adults to be fully engaged and focused in your function, without the worry of the safety and happiness of their children. Let's start planning your event today; Click here!