Caregiving Resources

In support of the changing needs of families, the University provides the following resources:

Eligible faculty and staff now have access to a free premium membership for Care.com where they can get help finding child care providers, tutors, elder caregivers, pet sitters, house cleaners and more through the world’s largest network of caregivers.

The Dependent Care Subsidy Program provides assistance to households with an annual income of less than $150,000. If approved, the subsidy amount listed below is per dependent, with an annual maximum benefit of $3,000.

  • You may qualify for an annual tax-free dependent care subsidy of $1,500 for children under age 6, $750 for children ages 6 through 12 or $750 for adult or disabled dependents, when provided by qualified caregivers.
  • If approved, the subsidy will be deposited by the University into a Dependent Care FSA on your behalf for use in 2021.
  • Just for 2020, the application process to receive the benefit for use in 2020 was reopened and applications are being accepted through Dec. 4.
  • If you think you may qualify for either the 2020 or 2021 benefit, complete the application by Dec. 4. You will be notified after this date if you are approved. For more information and a copy of the application, visit the Dependent Care Subsidy Program webpage .

Additional resources can be found on Human Resources’ WorkLife Benefits and Resources webpage, including Carebridge, the University’s faculty and staff assistance program, which connects faculty and staff with information, resources and referrals for caregiving.