Apply for a Sitter

Going to classes with your child in a stroller? At risk of dropping out of college? 

Take charge of your future and apply for your 4-hour free weekly babysitting sessions now! 


To apply for babysitting service, you must: 

  • Be a resident of Greater Boston area;

  • Be enrolled in at least one college course;

  • Have a child under 10 years of age; and

  • Qualify as low-income (we can assist with this part after the initial application)

Next Steps

What happens after you fill out the application:

Next steps

Questions about your qualifications? The best way to start is to fill out our basic initial application which will help us understand your situation and serve you better. We will then reach out to you for further discussion. 

Alternatively, you may contact our Family Coordinator, at or 617.651.2589

With the gracious help of SWOB sitters, I can pursue my dream of completing a BFA
— Zahirah, SWOB Mother

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