Hospital Staff Programs and Resources

Program Highlights:

Elder Care Services

Worklife provides resource and referral to active aging and elder care services through Avenidas Senior Services. WorkLife also provides a monthly support group for Caregivers. Call 723-2660 for more information.

Child Care Resource and Referral

Please call 650-723-2660 if you have any questions about the child care information shown here or would like to schedule an appointment for one-on-one assistance.  

On-Site Child Care

Children of Stanford Hospital Employees are eligible for two of Stanford's full-time On-site Child Care programs: Stanford Arboretum and CCLC @ Stanford West. Hospital employees are also eligible for two on-site part-time nursery schools: Bing and Rainbow School. Afterschool care on and near campus is open to all. On-Campus Child Care Waiting List Application for Hospital Employees.

Financial Resources

WorkLife Office does not have any financial programs available for hospital employees. A state of California child care subsidy program is available through Palo Alto Community Child Care, 4 C's or Choices for Children.

Additional WorkLife Resources:

Eligibility Matrix

Diagram representing faculty lines and how they fit into the priority system within the childcare programs on campus.


WorkLife provides information resource and referral on adopting in the Bay area. Worklife provides many resources for families looking to adopt.

School Age Child Resources

WorkLife provides information on afterschool care, summer programs, Kindergarten preparedness and local school district enrollment information.

  • Summer Activities Faire (annually in March) – WorkLife provides an information fair for the Stanford community on summer camps, programs, volunteering and other activities Summer Brochure, “Educational, Employment and Athletic Programs for Youth”– published by The WorkLife Office in March – updated annually, for ages 10 and up.
  • Special Needs – WorkLife staff provide assistance to parents on finding and accessing services for children with special needs, advocating for one’s child and Brown Bags on related parenting topics.
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