Family Resources

Back-Up Care

Brown University offers eligible employees access to back-up care for children, adults, or themselves when there is a temporary breakdown in normal care arrangements.

Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

A dependent care flexible spending account enables eligible employees to set aside a portion of each paycheck, tax free, to pay for dependent care expenses.

Lactation (Privacy) Rooms

Lactation (Privacy) rooms are private spaces for nursing mothers.

Child Care Subsidy

Child care subsidy recipients are awarded up to $4,000 a year for eligible child care expenses for dependents between the ages of 0 to 6.  Awards will vary from family to family and year to year depending on financial needs and other factors.

Child Care Affiliations

Brown University maintains a relationship with two Providence child care centers.