Child Care

Crisis Care Assist Extension and Childcare Information Session

Information about the Crisis Care Assist benefit can be found on the Bright Horizons Back-Up Care page. Staff can also register for a Childcare Resources session on Zoom to learn more about current childcare resources and benefits available to Yale employees.

Virtual Education Resources

  • Coursera: Learn from Yale’s most celebrated faculty with free online versions of their Yale courses.
  • Eventbrite: Online classes and events to keep kids busy at home.
  • History for Kids: Enjoy this free history network for kids.
  • Into the Book: Access this reading comprehension resource for elementary aged children.
  • Khan Academy: Non-profit offering a full range of online K-12 courses, tutorials, and learning activities.
  • Kids National Geographic: Kids can participate in fun learning activities and “brain boosters.”
  • Mystery Doug: Grades K-5 enjoy science lessons.
  • NASA Kids Club: Grades K-12 play games and learn about NASA. 
  • Online Yale Courses: Access 40 different Yale College courses across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
  • Open Culture: Free, K-12 educational resources, with video lessons, free ebooks and audiobooks, free movies, free language lessons, and homeschooling resources.
  • Peabody Museum of Natural HistoryPeabody@Home includes lessons, activities, webinars, a coloring book, and other digital resources for educating and entertaining children at home.
  • Prodigy: Participate in online math games.
  • Scholastic Fun: Enjoy online learning for pre-k through grade six and beyond.
  • Seussville: Access reading, games, and videos.
  • Virtual field trips: Provides resources selected and curated by Discovery Education’s curriculum experts.
  • Virtual tours of 12 museums: Visit the British Museum, the National Gallery of Art, and more.
  • Yale Art Gallery: Stories and Art episodes in English and Spanish, online jigsaw puzzles of gallery artworks, and a downloadable coloring book of gallery works.

Childcare Options by Job Classification or Affiliation

CARE OPTION FACULTY MANAGERIAL & PROFESSIONAL POST-DOCTORAL ASSOCIATE CLERICAL & TECHNICAL SERVICE & MAINTENANCE POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS GRADUATE STUDENTS (GSAS) PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS

Bright Horizons

Backup Childcare

NA NA

Bright Horizons

Sittercity

NA NA NA NA

Yale Babysitting and Tutoring Service

Yale Affiliated Childcare Centers

Yale Signature Benefits NA NA NA

Yale Worklife and Childcare Programs

Childcare Information Sessions

State of Connecticut

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