In Vaasa, families can also apply for an early childhood education place at a private daycare centre.
In addition to the municipal daycare centres, there are also 12 private daycare facilities in Vaasa that have been approved as service providers by the City of Vaasa. These daycare facilities are called service-voucher daycare centres. The activities at these daycare centres are regulated and governed by the same laws, decrees and regulations that control the municipal early childhood education activities. The municipality also monitors service-voucher daycare centres.
Service providers approved by the City of Vaasa, i.e. service-voucher daycare facilities are: