What is Upwards?
Upwards is a network of the best daycare and child care programs in Houston, TX and across the United States. Our mission is to make sure that all families have access to quality child care that ensures their child has the best chance to succeed. All of the verified daycares holding the green badge have been vetted by early education experts. These child care programs are held to a higher standard than state licensing departments and have been background checked, have active licenses, and maintain health and safety certifications outlined by the state. We are currently prioritizing emergency drop-in and back-up care for essential workers and emergency responders.
Do Upwards daycares offer drop-in child care?
Yes! If you're looking for drop-in, back-up or full time child care, we are here to help you match with the perfect daycare for your family. Child care requests for essential workers and emergency responders are currently being prioritized during the COVID-19 crisis. Once you sign up, our team will reach out to learn about exactly what you are looking for. After we've spoken, we'll do all the work matching you with the best daycares that meets your needs. Once you find the perfect child care provider, you can enroll directly through the app - it's that simple!
Where do you have drop-in daycare programs in Houston?
We have daycares offering drop-in child care all across Houston and are adding more every day! In Houston, we have child care providers in Central Houston Daycares, Northside Village Daycares, Shepherd Pines Daycares, Washington Terrace Daycares, Oak Forest - Garden Oaks Daycares, South Central Houston Daycares, Second Ward Daycares, Greater Third Ward Daycares, Northside - Northline Daycares, Leeland Park Daycares, Kashmere Gardens Park Daycares, Greater Eastwood Daycares, Eastex - Jensen Daycares, Mitchell Place Daycares, Lenox Grove Daycares and more. We also offer infant daycare in the following zip codes: 77071, 77035, 77051, 77587, 77033, 77096, 77074, 77021, 77036, 77081, 77012, 77004, 77011, 77029, 77009 and more!
How is Upwards different than traditional daycare?
We believe that every child deserves the best chance for success. The small class sizes ensure that kids receive individualized attention in addition to the social interactions needed for healthy development. We equip all our providers with best in class education tools to promote early educational development across literacy, math, science, STEM, motor and social emotional learning centers. Parents can easily follow along in the app to see what their child is learning and how to continue education at home. Parents also receive in-app photo and video updates throughout the day so they never miss a moment!