Purdue is providing the following information to assist those with family commitments and caregiving responsibilities who are facing challenges meeting demands of both home and work.
In an effort to assist faculty and staff with caregiving needs such as childcare, elder care, pet care – as well as tutoring, housekeeping and more – Human Resources introduces an added benefit to support the diverse care needs of Purdue’s employees – Care.com.
Visit the “It’s easy to find the care you need!” web page for information.
Purdue Childcare centers are conveniently offered on the West Lafayette campus. Each of the childcare centers is designed to care for children of varying ages, with each offering slightly different learning experiences.
This web page provides helpful information for finding a childcare provider.
The Child Care Resource Network offers a variety of resources, including help finding childcare. Individuals can fill out a form online and then The Child Care Resource Network will contact the individual/family to help find childcare in the community.
KinderCare facilities, with the exception of the facility on Purdue’s campus, offer Purdue employees a 10 percent discount. (KinderCare facilities on campus are already receiving rates customized to Purdue employees.)
Individuals can search for a KinderCare facility near them by searching via Zip code on the KinderCare website. Drop-in care is available at any KinderCare nationwide and for full-time, part-time, temporary care or even one-day care. Parents schedule care by contacting the center or program directly. Drop-in care is on a space available basis by center.
Parents Challenge: Provides parents information regarding what education options are available and how to pursue them.
AskRose Homework Help: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s AskRose Homework Help is a free math and science tutoring service for students in grades K-12.
SmartTutor Education Programs: Provides free educational resources and more for parents and students.
Sylvan Learning: Offers personalized tutoring, academic coaching, advancement and test prep and more.
For those who are in need of elder care, the Finding Elder Care web page provides helpful information.