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Support for Faculty and Staff

Life extends beyond your job. These resources are available to help with life’s “other” aspects, whether involving parenting, caregiving for others or a pet, or just taking care of yourself.

Adult Caregiving

Cornell's dependent care consultant is available to help you locate adult/elder care resources. Resources are also available for those who provide care from a distance.

Child Care and Parenting

Family-related support including information on child dependent care concerns, the Cornell Child Care Center, on-campus diaper changing stations and lactation rooms as well as information on financial support programs, such as adoption assistance and the child care grant program.

Emergency Cornellians Aiding and Responding to Employees (CARE) Fund

The Cornell University Emergency CARE Fund is a program offering financial assistance to faculty and staff who have experienced a sudden or emergency-related financial hardship due to an unforeseen or unavoidable event.

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

FSAP (formerly the Employee Assistance Program EAP) offers free, confidential, professional counseling and consultation services to all Cornell benefits-eligible faculty and staff and their dependents.

Family Helper List

The Cornell Family Helper list provides contact information and profiles of potential helpers to help you with: babysitting, elder caregiving, pet sitting, errands, house sitting, yard care, music lessons, tutoring, cleaning, sports lessons and fitness training. You will also find a guide to finding, hiring, and keeping informal care providers.

Flexible Work Arrangements

Cornell provides flexible work arrangements to enable staff and management to serve
customers, meet university goals, and balance personal and professional responsibilities.

Pet Care

Your pets are part of your family. These resources including, pet insurance, local pet services and discounts will help you manage your pet's care.

Wellbeing Programs at Cornell

These programs, workshops and services are specifically designed to help faculty and staff enhance their mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.

Wellness Program for fitness, health and nutrition

The Cornell University Wellness Program provides faculty, staff and retirees with diverse opportunities that foster joy, balance and wellbeing.