Expert Guidance & Support

Embark on your entrepreneurial journey with confidence and success! At Drop-In Childcare, we provide unparalleled expert guidance and unwavering support to aspiring business owners looking to open their own drop-in childcare centers. From navigating regulatory requirements to crafting a compelling business model, our experienced team is dedicated to empowering you at every step. Launch your venture with assurance, backed by a trusted partner committed to your success – Drop In Childcare, where your dream childcare center becomes a reality.

16 Drop-In Childcare Centers Nationwide and Counting

“We highly recommend using the Licensing Program to anyone starting out on this adventure! It has proven to be worth our investment, and we have great confidence in the success of our own center because of the professional relationship that we have established with Ms. MacKinnon and her staff at Kidz Watch®”

Mr. Andrew Walker and Mr. Joey Derr, KidTowne, Madison, Alabama

Play is a Child’s Work

Jean Piaget, Psychologist

Our Mission

Thank you for visiting®, powered by Kidz Watch®, the trusted name in hourly childcare. Kidz Watch®, and its founder, Julie Anne MacKinnon, are committed to the dynamic and responsible growth of short-term childcare facilities throughout North America. If you are interested in bringing this type of unique and rewarding business to your community,®, powered by Kidz Watch®, offers licensing, educational and certification programs to the aspiring child care entrepreneur. Contact us to discuss your child care business goals and dreams.

As an early pioneer in flexible childcare solutions, Ms. MacKinnon established a small chain of drop-in childcare centers in the Midwestern United States. Over time, she has developed an unparalleled base of knowledge about this unique sector of the childcare industry. Ms. MacKinnon has worked with many successful drop-in center owners and operators throughout the United States. From the potentially overwhelming pre-opening period, to the busy day to day management of a high-volume center, the programs offered by®, powered by Kidz Watch® can lead you down the path to success. Contact us to learn more!