Tufts University provides a free, premium-level membership and subsidized backup care with our Care.com benefit.
Use Care.com to find prescreened, trained caregivers for any member of your family, from infants to adults to pets. Use up to 20 days of last-minute backup child or adult care per year when you have a gap in your family care arrangements, including during school vacations, when traveling, and to help your parent attend a medical appointment locally or across the country. Articles on a wide array of topics such as safety in hiring, caregiving and assisted living are also available.
The subsidized backup in-home care for children or adults has a low hourly co-pay of $8.00/hour in Massachusetts. In-center backup childcare is available for $25.00/day per child. All Care.com childcare centers are fully vetted for health and safety as well as high-quality program standards.