Child and Dependent Care Resources
UT Dallas has contracted with the Workplace Options resource and referral service to help you balance the responsibilities of work and everyday life. Workplace Options is free to students and provides you with a range of resource and referral services to address child care and daily living needs:
- Child Care: child care provider resources, parenting articles, child development and well-being tips
- Adoption: domestic and international adoption resources, legal/financial considerations, post-adoption services, adoption attorneys
- Education: public and private K-12 school information, tutoring programs
- Elder Care: senior housing, a home care and adult day care locator, caregiver support resources
- Daily Living: pet-sitting, relocation, consumer purchases, errand services, entertainment
- Wellness: diet and nutrition information, smoking cessation, personal health assessments
- Legal/Financial: downloadable legal documents, financial calculators, online articles, tips and learning opportunities.
- Webinars and articles: work-life topics such as helping children succeed in school, bullying, balancing work/family, technology overload, good sleep habits
To use the program, log into Galaxy and choose the option under "My Menu: Child Care & Life Resources."
UT Dallas Evening Child Care
The Dallas International School (DIS) provides on-campus, evening child care jointly with UT Dallas Student Affairs. The child care facility is located on the second floor of the Student Union, SU 2.510 and open Monday-Thursday from 3:30-10:00 p.m.
Parents who attend classes are eligible for child care services during their class hours. The child care service provides quality care for children ages 4 to 11.
The cost is $6 per child per evening.
Pre-registration is required; drop-in service is not available.
For more information about the UT Dallas Evening Child Care, including registration information, please visit their website.
UT Dallas Center for Children & Families
The UT Dallas Center for Children and Families, housed in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, promotes optimal child development by enhancing research, practice and outreach. The center offers an array of clinical and community outreach activities, organized around three initiatives: parenting healthy families, strengthening interpersonal relationships and enhancing thinking and learning.
We currently offer:
- A Community Liaison Specialist to talk with families needing services for children or adolescents and to refer them to sources of help.
- An Infant Development Program where parents can take young children showing early delays in physical, cognitive and social development.
- A Public Lecture Series, offered each spring for parents and professional practitioners and educators, designed to meet continuing education requirements.
- A Forum on Children and Families, offered annually, bringing together nationally prominent researchers, educators, practitioners, policy makers, and the general public in a day-long event to address the latest knowledge and treatments of childhood challenges (such as bullying, adolescent risky behavior, eating disorders, and other topics of broad significance).
The UT Dallas Center for Children and Families, is housed in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences.
For more Information about The UT Dallas Center for Children and Families you can go to their website or call 972-883-4782.