Child Care, Dependent Care and Camps
Many UCSF families have had to adapt quickly with child and dependent care considerations through the pandemic. The summer months bring new challenges.
Below is a summary of resources that may be helpful for your own unique situation, including brand new offerings developed to assist UCSF families during this unprecedented time, such as an upcoming UCSF on-site summer camp program.
UCSF Family Services website
for the most current information, as circumstances are likely to change. The site has new Frequently Asked Questions on topics from nannies and babysitters to safety measures.
on making child care decisions during COVID is open to the UCSF community, and will take place on Friday, 6/19 from 12-1pm.
In Home Care
Nanny Placement Service
is available to assist UCSF families in finding short-term, summer, or long-term nanny care. Receive expert guidance and personalized, hands-on support from a local nanny agency.
Child Care Bulletin Board
enables you to easily look at recommendations for caregivers and connect with other UCSF families seeking share care.
Center Based Care
UCSF Summer Camp website
: UCSF is offering a small "emergency" summer camp program to assist UCSF employees and students with child care needs for the summer of 2020. This program offers a day camp option for
years in age at Parnassus and Mission Bay.
list of summer camps
intending to operate this summer is available through our Child Care Referral Service. Please note this information is subject to change; contact the camps directly for availability, costs, and more.
Back Up Care
Previously available only to faculty, residents and clinical fellows, Family Services has opened up
UCSF’s Back-up Care program
to all essential on-site employees. Eligible UCSF employees can utilize center-based or in-home care for 20 days per academic year (June 30-July 1). To learn more and register for the program,
please visit the Back-up Care program website
For questions, please contact:
or call the administrative phone line: