Work/Life Resources

The Work/Life Resources Division of the Office of Human Resources works with faculty, staff and students to address their work/life needs and to enable them to take full advantage of programs, services and policies designed to promote a healthy, sustainable work/life integration.


  • Childcare:
    • Childcare Resource & Referral Line
    • Day Care Centers
    • Back-up Childcare
    • Fee Assistance Programs
    • Free Membership
    • Nannyshare Program
  • Mother’s Rooms
  • Pre-Schools/Educational Programs
  • Private School Tuition Discounts
  • Educational Resources for Parents
  • Eldercare:
    • Caregiver Support Group
    • Community Resources


  • Relocation Resources
  • Links to Dual Career Resources
  • Guidance about Perks, such as WildCard Discounts


  • Work/Life Balance Support Group
  • Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
  • Guidance on Applying for Dependent Care Travel Grants (for tenured faculty)
  • Lunch & Learn Workshops


  • Orientation to Northwestern’s Policies On:
    • Flexible Work Arrangements
    • Paid Time Off
    • Family and Medical Leaves
  • Work/Life Effectiveness:
    • Consultation/Training Regarding Flexible Work Arrangements
    • Consultation to Identify Strategic Work/Life Programs
    • Best Practices Consultation

Contact Work/Life

Evanston Office
720 University Place, #106, Evanston, IL 60208
Call (847) 467-3631
Send Faxes to (847) 467-2688

Chicago Office
710 Lakeshore Dr, 14th Fl, Chicago, IL 60611
Call (312) 503-6631