children playing at Bright Horizons, a global organization providing work-life solutions

About Bright Horizons

Bright Horizons is a global organization focused on solutions that help employers and employees to live and work their best.
corporate-sponsored child care for early education and preschool children
Who we are

Founded in 1986, Bright Horizons is a leading provider of employer-sponsored dependent-care and work/life solutions. Headquartered in the United States and conducting business in the U.S., the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, India, and Canada, we partner with more than 850 leading employers across nearly every industry.

What we do

Bright Horizons provides the only complete family of employer solutions, including child care, back-up care for children and adults/elders, and educational advising for employees and their college-bound dependents. We also provide complete consulting services to assess, identify, and respond to work/life and dependent-care challenges among an organization’s employees.

We are honored

We’re proud that our clients consistently recognize Bright Horizons for quality, honoring us with a 95% satisfaction rate. Further, our commitment to providing innovative programs that help employees and employers work together to be their very best has received prestigious recognition. Bright Horizons has consistently been the only child care organization named to the "100 Best Companies to Work for in America" list by FORTUNE magazine. In addition, 80 organizations on Working Mother magazine’s "100 Best Companies" list are Bright Horizons clients.

Our headquarters

Bright Horizons makes its world headquarters at the Arsenal Complex in Watertown, Massachusetts.  The diverse, vibrant community is located roughly 10 miles west of downtown Boston, near the Charles River and Watertown Square.

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Contact us

Bright Horizons Family Solutions
200 Talcott Avenue South
Watertown, MA 02472

800-453-9383, ext. 1600

Featured Resources

Webinar: The Ultimate HR Challenge? Achieve Your Strategic Goals While Meeting Your Employee's Priorities

Behind every employee is a whole family of responsibilities. Meet those responsibilities and you will be better equipped to meet your top challenges.

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White Paper: Employee Well-being: An Essential Building Block for a High-Performing Workforce

With employee well-being, work happens. Help your employees bounce back from home-life stressors by providing them with high quality services and comprehensive solutions.


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White Paper: Employee Well-Being: An Essential Building Block for a High Performing Workforce 

For further information, please call us at 800-324-4386 ext.1600 
(outside the US/Canada: +1 617-673-8000).
Thank you for your interest in our family of solutions. 

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White Paper: Employee Well-Being: An Essential Building Block for a High Performing Workforce 


"My world turned upside down when my 74-year-old mother fell and broke her pelvis at a wedding reception. When my coworker told me about the elder care program, I was thrilled. It was exactly what we needed. We used the service for three or four weeks. From the first phone call to the last, Bright Horizons was so helpful and caring to my family."
- Sue Wynn, HR Manager, Alston and Bird, LLP