Why is childcare only for four hours?

Work Nest follows a license-exempt preschool model which allows up to four hours of care for each individual child per day. This room currently offered between 930 -4 PM. If evening hours are desired, please email! 

Work Nest's open play room follows a drop-in model that is used by gyms and churches across South Carolina. But members have the option to leave their children with us. 

While childcare is only four hours per day, once your a member you can use the work space at any time. Even if you have exhausted your care hours for that month! 

Is Work Nest tax deductible?

Always consult with your tax professional first. Our EIN is 82-2653101

When will Work Nest expand to other locations?

We are carefully reviewing options for expansion within Charleston and around the country. If you'd like to offer a location, please email hey@theworknest.com!

Do I need to pack snacks/lunch for my child?   

We offer snacks and juices complimentary within our pricing. These items are selected by the parent for their child. 

I don’t have my own business. Can I become a member?


I am not a mom. Can I become a member?


How do I pay for my membership and session bookings?

All payment and bookings can be done online. We offer weekly and monthly membership options. 

Do I need to schedule childcare in advance?

Just pop in!

What's Your Sick-Child Policy?

Work Nest is not a licensed child care facility and is not regulated under DHEC. However, children with the following must not be brought to playroom:

1. Deep or bronchial cough

2. Has had a fever within the last 24 hours

3. Has been vomiting and/or has diarrhea for any reason

Work Nest reserves the right to question the health of a child and reserves the right to exclude a child from attending for health reasons. Parents will inform us within 24 hours of a diagnosis of a serious illness or contagious disease of a communicable nature in the family if their child has attended within 7 days of diagnosis. 


Didn’t see your question answered? Then reach out to Work Nest directly at hey@theworknest.com and we’ll respond within 24-48 hours.