Bright Horizons' Mission
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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.

Bright Spaces Program

Bright Spaces®: Special places for children in crisis

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 275 of these vibrant spaces, bringing much-needed joy to children in 39 states and four countries, and donating safe, educational, and stimulating areas in which families can connect and in which children can learn and play. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.

Bright Spaces are a program of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children®, a nonprofit organization founded by Bright Horizons Leaders to help achieve our mission of “making a difference in the communities where we live and work.” Through Bright Spaces, 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.

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Charitable Affiliations - Horizons for Homeless Children

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.

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Our Honors

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.

Investor Relations
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.
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Our Family of Solutions
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Early Education and Preschool

As an experienced provider of child care and early education, Bright Horizons serves the needs of employers and families, offering high-quality child care programs led by nurturing, passionate teachers who help children learn and thrive.

Our curriculum, The World at Their Fingertips®, provides intentional guidance and rich experiences that build upon individual strengths and talents. With our child development professionals at their sides, children at Bright Horizons are assured of getting the care that they need, the creative learning experiences they enjoy, and the intellectually challenging opportunities they deserve.

We manage more than 750 high-quality child care and early education centers in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland, the Netherlands, and India.

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Back-Up Child and Adult/Elder Care Programs

Bright Horizons back-up care provides families with a safety net for those days when regular arrangements fall through. Back-up care supplements, rather than replaces normal care arrangements and is a comforting emergency alternative when you need it most. Our programs offer back-up care for family members of all ages, from infants through elders, including adults and children with special needs.

Back-up care programs are provided most often through employers who sponsor care for their employees with dependent-care needs. We also provide drop-in or emergency child care to the community at select Bright Horizons child care centers.

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Employer Solutions
Partnering with clients for more than 25 years, Bright Horizons® offers a comprehensive family of employer-sponsored work/life and dependent-care solutions that strengthens organizations, supports employee contributions, and helps employers achieve their most pressing strategic goals.

We help employees succeed, personally and professionally, by providing the right solutions at every life stage.

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College Coach

College Coach® offers expert guidance from former college admissions and financial aid officers to maximize each student’s chances of success. Advisors take a highly personalized approach that recognizes individual strengths, goals, and interests. College Coach offers a variety of services - from comprehensive assistance to targeted support - to best fit each family’s needs.

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EdAssist® transforms the corporate tuition assistance benefit into a powerful, comprehensive, strategic talent management tool. We help organizations effectively develop, strengthen, and empower their workforce while delivering significant program cost savings and positive ROI.
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Horizons Workforce Consulting

Horizons Workforce Consulting works with clients to provide broad work/life, well-being, and dependent-care needs assessments and response strategies. Our team is also available to offer expertise and assistance with the optimization of existing work/life programs. No matter where you are in the process of addressing work/life issues, employee well-being, or tuition assistance, we have the expertise to help define and achieve your goals.

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