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Caregiving Resources at Virginia Tech

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Aligning caregiving information and resources with the needs of the Virginia Tech community

Frequently Asked Questions

Please visit Child Care Aware of Virginia, a community-based network of child care and early education specialists. They deliver services to families, child care professionals and communities, working to increase the accessibility, availability, and quality of child care in Virginia. Call (866) 543-7852 and select option 2  or visit this page for child care referrals. 

Visit Child Care Aware of Virginia for the latest data and support.

As part of our commitment to help Virginia Tech employees find balance between work and personal responsibilities, Hokie Wellness is pleased to provide child care options available locally. It is important to note that neither Hokie Wellness nor Virginia Tech are not endorsing any individual form of child care.

Parents are best qualified to choose child care arrangements for their children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to visit, interview, and check the references of each provider or center. 

The links found on this page can help make the process of selecting child care and finding assistance as easy as possible for the Virginia Tech community.

Take a look at this helpful diagram from Child Care Aware of Virginia to help inform your choice:

The Dependent Care Travel Grant Program is a pilot program developed by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost to reduce the barriers to caregivers for attending work events that require travel. For more information, review the flyer below:

Click the "Rainbow Riders Partnership" dropdown found on this page for more information.

Below is a checklist developed by Child Care Aware of Virginia to help you know what to look for when choosing quality child care:

University organizations, centers, and the Graduate School offer several services and programs aimed at supporting families and making work-life balance a little easier. Visit this page to read about a few of them.

All Virginia Tech policies are available on the policy website. Following are specific university and state policies that reference caregiving, including child and adult care:

Virginia Tech policies:

Virginia Department of Human Resource Management policies: 

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