The Legal Age You Can Leave A Child Home Alone In Connecticut

With parents being pulled in all sorts of directions, and in many cases both parents working full time jobs, this is a question that pops up often. What’s the legal age you can leave a child home alone in Connecticut?

In the ongoing struggle to be a successful parent, and to be able to support your family, many parents are faced with the daunting task of making the decision to either leave their child home alone, or get some type of child care.

With the high cost of child care these days, many parents are opting to leave their children home with little or no supervision. So what’s the age when it’s alright and legal to leave your child home alone in Connecticut?

This may come as a surprise to you, but according to, there is no specific legal age requirement where a child is allowed to be left home alone in the State of Connecticut. In fact, there is no set age requirement in any of the New England states… Read More

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