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October 13, 2021

Family Care Resources

Child care is in high demand in the Pittsburgh region and nationally, and therefore, it may be difficult to find the right options and needed availability. As we continue the transition to on-campus work, OHR is offering several resources and services to help members of the campus community meet their dependent care needs. The following represents a comprehensive set of programming and resources currently available to CMU staff, faculty and graduate students.

  • The Concierge Service [pdf]: Through the Concierge Service, any CMU-affiliated family can get personalized, one-on-one assistance on various dependent care related topics, including child care and elder care. The concierge specialists can provide a list of child care providers that meet your family’s needs, and share resources for in-home care and shared care arrangements. Simply email hrfamilycare@andrew.cmu.edu with the details of your request or needs, and a family care concierge specialist will find programs, resources and organizations that can support your family.
  • Care@Work: Eligible CMU faculty, staff and graduate students can access a free premium membership for Care.com. You can use this membership to find a nanny, form a learning pod, find elder care, find help with housekeeping, and even access 15 emergency backup care days. 
  • CareLink: This online marketplace allows members of the CMU community to both post jobs and look for jobs. For parents, this can mean finding a babysitter or nanny, joining a learning pod or connecting with virtual tutors to provide some added enrichment.
  • Family and Child Care Resources: This newly updated webpage features information, unique educational content, and resources for an array of dependent care related topics.

Join the HR Family Care mailing list today to stay informed about our latest programs and resources.