About Us

  • As a unique and highly respected recruitment agency in the Western New York area, we offer exceptional professional childcare and senior care services to help your family.  Sitters on Standby, Inc. was founded in 2006 by Cheryl O’Brien. Working in the social work and and health care industry, O’Brien understands family dynamics and personal needs.  Cheryl has expertise in geriatric social work and child care.  Many families currently face challenges providing care to both their own aging parents as well as raising their own children.  
  • While attending college, her own girls were childcare providers for a variety of families.  These families needed responsible, energetic, dependable, caring and fun loving childcare providers.  
  • Sitters on Standby, Inc. has offices in Orchard Park and Holland NY, however we have recruited many wonderful care provider candidates throughout Western New York with the ability to cover many care needs.  Chances are we have a wonderful candidate for you to meet.
  • Since its inception, our business has steadily grown.  We are also committed to introducing our wonderful pool of professional providers to caring families who believe in like principles, offering traditional family values and “old fashioned wholesome” employment ethics.
  • Sitters on Standby is grateful for the unique opportunity to provide childcare services for many of our Buffalo Bills families while they are at “home” in Buffalo.  We have also been printed in our local papers six times!
    • The Buffalo News  January 10, 2009
    • Business First  May 15-21, 2009
    • Thrive Magazine  April/May 2009
    • Orchard Park Press March 6, 2009
    • Orchard Park Bee  September 3,  2009
    • Orchard Park Citizen  May 2007
  • Sitters on Standby Active Memberships include
    • Orchard Park Chamber
    • East Aurora Chamber
    • Erie County Senior Care Coalition
    • Network in Aging, Membership Commitee Representative