Resources for Parents and Caregivers at UCSF

Parents with child in their kitchen

It can be difficult juggling family and caregiving responsibilities. Finding care, keeping well, and dealing with finances can become overwhelming in a period of hardship. It can feel impossible to know where to start. Here is a list of resources for UCSF employees and learners, including information on childcare, caregiving resources, health, housing, funds, and grants.

If you are not an employee or learner at UCSF, please visit our Resources for Families with Mental Health Challenges page.

Child and dependent care services

Educational resources

Researcher grants (for caregiving and critical life events)

  • If you are an investigator experiencing a temporary interruption in funding due to temporary family caregiving responsibilities, we highly encourage you to apply to the Family Support Award.
  • Additionally, the NIH offers grants that help support research during critical life events such as childbirth, adoption, and primary caregiving responsibilities:

Mental health resources