Work-Life and Childcare

The university is deeply committed to developing responsive work environments that support obligations to home and community as well as changes that accompany various life events.

Yale’s Work-Life programs are an integral part of the university’s efforts to help faculty and staff balance the multiple responsibilities associated with work, academic, and personal life.


Learn more about programs and resources for child care, back-up care, parenting, and lactation for all members of the university community.

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This section highlights the benefits and resources available to Yale employees as well as links to local, state, and federal programs.

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Yale recognizes that flexible work arrangements offer creative approaches to meeting the university’s operational needs while promoting balance between work and personal life for its staff.

A variety of workshops and programs on work-life topics, offered across campus, are open to all members of the Yale community.

Employer choice award: Working mother

For the sixth year in a row, Yale has been selected by Working Mother magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies” in the nation for working mothers. Read about this award and more.