Backup Child Care

Backup Child Care

Now you can access backup child care, provided by Care.com, in your home or at a licensed child care center, near your home or workplace. 

All current benefits-eligible MIT faculty, staff, postdoc associates, and postdoc fellows can receive backup care at home through Care.com BackupCare, provided by Parents in a Pinch. Whether the need is child care, care for an aging parent, another family member who needs assistance, or even yourself, consider Care.com BackupCare. The screened and trained caretakers are available day or evening, 7 days a week.

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MIT is also pleased to offer a program of subsidized backup child care for MIT undergraduate and graduate students as part of our support for student families. This program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean for Graduate Education and administered by the MIT Work-Life Center.

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