www.childwelfare.gov/pubpdfs/homealone.pdf

Some parents look to the law for help in deciding when it is appropriate to leave a ... There is no agreed-upon age when a child can stay home alone safely.

www.latchkey-kids.com/latchkey-kids-age-limits.htm

Latchkey kids - state age limits. At what age can a child legally stay at home alone. How old should a child be to be able to stay at home alone?

family.findlaw.com/parental-rights-and-liability/when-can-you-leave-a-child-home-alone-.html

Only a couple of states specify a legal age to leave a child home alone, including Maryland (age 8) ... How to Know If a Child Is Ready to Stay at Home Alone.

www.workingmother.com/when-can-you-leave-your-kids-home-alone

Mar 7, 2019 ... The state has not set a minimum age for children being left home alone .... not set a specific age after which a child can legally stay home alone.

www.washingtonpost.com/apps/g/page/local/latchkey-children-age-restrictions-by-state/1555

SOURCE: Database Systems Corp. *These states do not set a specific age after which a child legally can stay home alone but do provide recommendations..

www.fatherly.com/health-science/when-can-kids-stay-home-alone

Jun 1, 2018 ... When Can Parents Finally Leave a Kid Home Alone? ... regarding the minimum age that a parent may leave a child home alone: Maryland at 8, ...

www.webmd.com/parenting/guide/home-alone-or-watching-younger-siblings

Oct 20, 2018 ... When should you let your preteen stay home alone or babysit? ... Most experts say that by age 10 or 11, it's OK to leave a child alone for short ... those calls or texts to a minimum to show trust in your child and so that you can ...

www.imom.com/home-alone-rules-state

At what age can children stay home alone by law? Here's a state by state list that tells you when it's legally okay for kids to stay home alone.

cfsa.dc.gov/page/faqs-cfsa

How old do children have to be before they can stay home alone? DC law says a child is anyone up to age 18 but does not give a specific age at which children ...