Support for Parents and Caregivers of Seniors

Tap into resources to help you in your roles outside of work.

  • VUMC employees can receive subsidized backup child care through
    • Sometimes emergencies happen – sick children or school closings – that cause you to need backup child care. VUMC offers employees a benefit through that gives you several options for backup care. With the benefit, VUMC employees receive up to 20 days (per fiscal year — July 1 through June 30) of subsidized backup child care at home or at local, vetted child care centers. Visit the HR website for more details about costs and how to enroll and access the service.
    • More than just child care: With, you have unlimited access to the largest online community for part-time and full-time care, including nannies and sitters, special needs and senior caregivers. You can also use to find helpers, such as dogwalkers, sitters and groomers; house cleaners; tutors; personal assistants and even errand runners. For more information about and other resources for families, visit
  • Sitter Services: The Vanderbilt Sitter Service is provided as a service to the Vanderbilt Community. The site allows you to contact VUMC students and employees are available for babysitting services. Click here to search.