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Work/Life Family Resources / February 2019

Childcare Fee Assistance

As a reminder, Work/Life & Family Resources is accepting child care fee assistance applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and are first come, first served. Please apply early. Visit the Fee Assistance page for eligibility requirements and further information.

It's Time to Start Planning for Summer (Camp)

It might be hard to believe, but summer is just a few short months away, and camp application deadlines are fast approaching! Get a head start on your summer camp planning by visiting the Work/Life & Family Resources website for information and connections to local summer camp resources.

Are you considering summer camp for your children, but don't know where to start? Contact Northwestern's dedicated childcare specialist, Kanella Rebapis, at Action for Children of Illinois for summer care and camp resources and referrals

Senior and Adult Care

Register for the Onsite Caregiver Support Program

Senior & adult caregiver support is provided by Stephanie Gerberding, LCSW, from Care.com.

February Senior & Adult Caregivers' Group:

  • RSVP for February 13, Noon - 1 p.m., Evanston - Norris Center Chicago Room

February Senior & Adult Care 1:1 Consultations:

  • RSVP for February 13, Noon - 1 p.m., Evanston - Norris Center Chicago Room
  • RSVP for February 13,  2 - 3 p.m., Evanston - Norris Center Chicago Room

FY 2019 Work/Life Workshops for Schools and Departments

Host a free workshop on a work/life or social/emotional topic at an upcoming meeting for your school or department. The Work/Life & Family Resources team can help you coordinate, schedule, and plan a workshop to help your school or department meet its goals in FY 2019. Topics include:

  • Building Resilience: Your Best Weapon against Stress
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Navigating the Seas of Organizational Change
  • The Multi-Generational Workplace, and many more! 

Please contact worklife@northwestern.edu to request a catalog of topics.