Family Resources

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.

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.

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.

Child Care Affiliations

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

Lactation (Privacy) Rooms

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