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The university was an early adopter, and is now a leader, in offering benefits and employee programs that support your holistic well-being, purpose, and goals in life. Programs for wellness, mental health, family care, and financial assistance are run by the Stanford community, for the Stanford community.

Build Healthy Habits

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BeWell & Healthy Living

For more than 40 years, Stanford’s employee wellness program has offered robust, personalized support for your well-being, including 1:1 coaching, classes, a state-of-the-art employee wellness platform, and more. You can earn cash incentives for self-care.

Visit the BeWell website

More Physical Wellness

Check-In With Yourself

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Faculty Staff Help Center

Stanford’s employee assistance program (EAP) was the first of its kind in California higher ed. You have access to free professional, confidential counseling for individuals and families, as well as workshops, discussion groups, consultation and departmental training services for your staff.

Visit the Faculty Staff Help Center website

More Mental & Emotional Health Programs

  • SupportLinc: Employee assistance for employees outside of California
  • Meru Health: Online, guided mental health program
  • Brightline: Child and adolescent mental health support

Balance Your Priorities

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WorkLife Office

The WorkLife Office is a hub for resources and programs that support you as you manage the ever-changing and competing demands of care and work. Whether you are caring for yourself, your children, your parents, or other loved ones, we can connect you with on-site child care, financial assistance, new parent support programs, educational workshops, adult and elder care resources, or 1-on-1 consultation.

Contact the WorkLife Office
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Children & Family

We offer a wide range of resources and services to support you with all aspects of family life, including dependent care and financial assistance, maternity and adoption resources, on-site early childhood education programs, and summer activity and camp referrals.

Children & Family Resources
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On-Site Child Care at Stanford

Our six on-site child care facilities educate more than 900 children every day. Access to reliable child care allows you to focus on your work while your children enjoy high-quality early care and educational experiences.

On-Site Child Care at Stanford
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Navigating Work & Life

We want to help you navigate the many layers of your life—work, academics, children, family, health, wellness, hobbies and interests—and find the strategy that’s right for you.

Navigate Work & Life
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Elder Care & Caregiving

From our monthly caregiver seminars and back-up care, to elder care resources and referrals, we provide the help you need to care for your loved ones, and yourself.

Elder Care & Caregiving Resources

Upcoming Events

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