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Child and Elder Care

For temporary University dependent care benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.

Child Care Center Resources

There are many child care centers in the greater Richmond area. The links below can help you search for the suitable choice for your family:

Babysitting Services

If you are looking for short-term care or for a full-time nanny, the following resources will be very useful to you:

Elder Care

The University is committed to providing a workplace that is sensitive to the needs of those caring for their aging parents. Listed below are some useful resources the University of Richmond has in place:

  • Health Advocate can help benefit eligible employees, their spouses, dependents, parents, and parents-in-law navigate Medicare issues and assist with elder care. Call 1-866-695-8622. 
  • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help you and those in your household manage the stress of elder care issues. Call 1-800-345-5484.
  • Sittercity offers a listing of full-time or part-time caretakers in your area. You can use your zip code as a criteria for searching for the perfect caretaker to match your needs. Membership is offered at a free 7-day trial or is only $9.99 per month.
  • offers a listing of eldercare, special needs care and other services. Learn about University-sponsored membership during COVID-19 here.

Questions About Benefits?

Contact Human Resources at (804) 289-URHR (8747) or email