What We Do
Founded in 1986, headquartered in the United States, and conducting business in the U.S., the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, India, and Canada, Bright Horizons operates more than 750 child care centers worldwide and partners with more than 850 leading employers across nearly every industry.
Bright Horizons provides a 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.
Our Commitment to Diversity
The Bright Horizons community is a vibrant tapestry of children, families, and employees who represent myriad cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. We strive to create a culture that values individuals, welcoming them into our family while celebrating their unique differences.
Bright Horizons shows its commitment to inclusion and workplace diversity by creating and sustaining a work environment where each employee feels fully supported and where all employees feel comfortable bringing their full selves to work.
Our Inclusion Council and Employee Advisory Groups are available to help support inclusion initiatives. Diversity training is also provided to all new employees, and diversity champions lead and support local efforts throughout the company.
Foundation for Children
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Through the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children®, we can extend the reach of our knowledge and commitment to children and families far beyond the walls of our centers, schools, and programs for enrolled families.
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and families. Our support programs serve at-risk children, instilling positive self-concepts and self esteem; providing nurturing, creative environments; and supporting and facilitating the development of strong families.
Bright Spaces®: Special places for children
Bright Spaces are warm, enriching places in homeless shelters and community agencies where children and families in crisis can play, learn, and have fun. With partners from around the world - including Bright Horizons’ employees and clients, community agencies, and others - we've created more than 260 of these vibrant spaces, bringing much-needed joy to children in 38 states and four countries, and donating safe, educational, and stimulating areas in which families can connect and in which children can learn and play.
Charitable Affiliations - Horizons for Homeless Children
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An independent, nonprofit organization, Horizons for Homeless Children (formerly The Horizons Initiative) was created in 1988 by the founders of Bright Horizons Family Solutions. The organization is dedicated to providing high-quality child care and educational services to homeless children and their families.
We're proud that our clients consistently recognize Bright Horizons for quality, honoring us with a 98% 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.
Bright Horizons is committed to a strong program of corporate governance. SEC filings and other investor-related information can be found on our Investor Relations website.
Investor Relations website