Child Care

School Vacation Camp

Harvard has historically offered a School Vacation Camp program to give parents options during the February and April public-school vacation weeks and one hard-to-cover week at the end of the summer.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not able to offer the camp in 2021. Please visit the summer camp page for information and resources on other summer child care resources.... Read more about School Vacation Camp
2015 Jul 15

Child care scholarship application open

Wed - Wed, Jul 15 to Aug 12, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Benefits-eligible faculty and staff at Harvard may apply for financial assistance to help pay for child care through several scholarship funds provided by the University. The application opens on July 15 and closes on August 12. Please go here for more information.

How do I register for in-home back-up care?

In-home back-up care for children and adults is provided to eligible Harvard faculty and staff through Backup Care. Care can be provided for adults or children. Harvard employees pay the caregiver directly. Current employees can learn more and register and register for these services by going to HARVie.

Do you have resources to support my search for child care?

Harvard’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can provide information on day care options, including tailoring a list of providers according to your desired location, preferred type of care, etc. Current faculty and staff members may find EAP contact information on HARVie. In addition, there are six child care centers on Harvard’s campuses, serving children from age three months to five years....

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