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How Carefully works

Build your network

Build your own trusted network

You’re in control, adding only the people you trust and know to your network, and deciding which care requests to accept. Invite your friends, neighbors, family or connect with other families and caregivers by joining private Carefully Groups. Coming soon: City Hubs for finding new connections near you!


Integrate with your calendar

Carefully knows when you’re available, so you only get requests when you want them. By syncing with your iOS or Google calendar and setting your availability, Carefully effortlessly manages requests based on your up-to-date schedule.

Calendar integration
Search care

Search & find care

Search across your trusted network to find care exactly when you need it, anytime. You’ll see who’s available, as well as the general availability of who isn’t… Let Carefully take the guesswork out of coordinating playdates!

Private circles

Create & join private circles

Carefully Groups are a great way to expand your network by connecting to other parents in school, local organizations and clubs, sports teams, and more. Use a group code to join, or easily create your own group anytime. Great for big and small groups alike!

Messaging and notifications

Messaging & notifications

Carefully’s Inbox lets parents privately chat within the app for organizing playdates, sharing pickup/drop-off details, pictures or video, or simply staying in touch. Carefully also notifies you about upcoming events and playdates to keep you on schedule.

And there’s more!

Earn Karma hours

Earn & redeem Karma hours

Your kids get to play with friends they know and love. And we know kids can never have enough.

Virtual activities

Virtual learning & activities

From art and music to storytime and cooking, Carefully hosts weekly free online activities to keep your kids entertained, active, and learning.


Connect with your community

Carefully is committed to building connections with local businesses and organizations to give parents special deals on products and activities.

Stay in touch

We’d love to hear from you! Connect with us to learn more, join our mailing list, or inquire about press and partnerships.