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If coming from the south on County Road 22 (West Circle Drive), turn right on County Road 4 (Valley High Drive). Take the first left on 40th Ave. There is a post office on the corner. We are the second brick building on the left 3535. The front door is around the back of the building, and there is a sun above our front door.

Mayo Employees Back-up Child Care Center

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Weclome to Bright Horizons Mayo Back Up!

A great place to learn, grow and discover.

Welcome! At Bright Horizons Mayo Back Up! We provide high-quality back-up care to children and families. Our early childhood education professionals provide a special kind of care for children, designed to help them feel safe and secure in a new and unfamiliar environment. Our mission is to engage children in developmentally appropriate opportunities for play and discovery and to help parents feel at ease when there are breakdowns in their regular care arrangements. Explore our website to learn more. If you are interested in full or part time permanent care, visit our full service website!

Check out our Welcome Letter for additional information.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"The staff in the center is so warm and welcoming. It is comforting leaving my son there especially when life throws unexpected changes that drive the need for back up care. "

Our Center Programs & Services

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Featured Parent Webinar

Edit Your Life: Making Modern Family Work


Hear Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest - co-authors of Minimalist Parenting - give real advice about the pressures on today’s parents, how to manage advice overload, and ways to effectively use your time to truly enjoy what matters to you and your family most.

Bright Horizons Foundation for Children Celebrates 15 Years!

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenThe Bright Horizons Foundation for Children honors its 15th anniversary with Voices of Gratitude, a digital magazine celebrating the difference our programs make in people's lives. To date, thousands of partners, volunteers, and donors have shared their time, resources, and knowledge across hundreds of communities and now serve more than 100,000 children a year through Bright Spaces, volunteering, and grants.

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