Others (Stanford Affiliated Community)

Who are Others and Stanford Affiliated Community?

Stanford affilaited community are eligible to use some of WorkLife's Programs and Services. Call WorkLife to verify eligibility at 723-2660 or view the Eligibility Matrix.

  • Howard Hughes Medical Employees
  • Carnegie Institute Employees
  • Visiting Faculty
  • Visiting Scholars
  • Spouses and Partners of Faculty/Staff
  • Stanford Alumns
  • Parents of Stanford Students (please visit Student Affairs)\
  • Knight Fellows (see Student Gateway)
    (Contractors, Stanford Alumns and local residents of the Stanford Community are not eligible to use services as Stanford Affiliated Community)

Program Highlights:

Elder Care Services

Worklife provides resource and referral to active aging and elder care services. Call 723-2660 for more information.

Child Care Resource and Referral

Call 650-723-2660 or complete our Appointment Form for one-on-one help with child care and resources. Through in-person appointments, phone and email consultation, plus Child Care Packets, WorkLife provides information on the following:

  • Drop -In Care
  • In-Home Care - Nannies and Babysitters
On-Site Child Care

Children of benefits-eligible Stanford University employees are eligible for all of the on-campus children’s programs. Howard Hughes employees and Carnegie Institute employees are eligible for in-site child care as Stanford Affiliates. Visiting Scholars and Visiting Faculty are eligible for the 4 full-time child care centers on a space available basis only. Others must check the Eligibility Matrix for qualification to enroll in a Stanford child care center. Non-Stanford community members are eligible only for Rainbow School, Pepper Tree Afterschool Program and Bing Nursery School. See Matrix for eligibility and enrollment priority.

Additional WorkLife Resources


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


Lactation Spaces on campus
Maternity Resources

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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