Family & Relationships

Baby Gator

Baby Gator Child Development Centers offer high quality care to children ages six weeks to five years.
Eligibility: Graduate students; House staff; faculty
Fee: $

Care@Work

Local caregivers for one time or ongoing care needs.
Eligibility: House staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: $

Department of Children & Families Licensed Childcare Provider Search

Enter city/country. To find agencies that provide night childcare, click on ‘Refine .
Eligibility: Varies
Fee: no

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Provides employees with up to 12 workweeks of unpaid, job-protected leave a year.
Eligibility: House staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: No

Florida Medical Association Alliance (FMAA)

The FMAA supports the well-being of Florida physicians, their families, and communities statewide.
Eligibility: Any spouse who is married to or partnered with a physician may join
Fee: No

Fun4GatorKids

Family events, kid’s activities and parenting resources in the Gainesville area!
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Gainesville Dual Career Partner/Spouses and Relocation Support Network

This program offers career support to partners/spouses, and goes a step further by offering practical and emotional support to you and your family as you transition to the Gainesville area.
Eligibility: House staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: No

GatorPerks


Voluntary benefits program designed for faculty and staff.
Eligibility: Faculty; Staff
Fee: No

IFAS Extension Smart Couples Workshops

Therapy and resources for couples who are dating, engaged, married/divorced..
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

IFAS Family Resources

Resources and suggestions on healthy living, spending family time, and on families/consumers.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Junior Medical Guild

Through our social activities, friendship, service opportunities, and interest groups, we provide an outlet for you and your family during your time with the UF College of Medicine.
Eligibility: House staff; Faculty; Staff; Family Members
Fee: No
Email our President, Casey Brandt at juniormedicalguild@gmail.com for more information

Moms of Gainesville Florida

Meet other moms, find things to do, etc.
Eligibility: Gainesville mothers
Fee: No

UF PhD Moms

PhDMoms is a student government funded student organization designed to support students with families. This is a private place to share information, thoughts, concerns, and opportunities with fellow student-parents.
Eligibility: Grad Students
Fee: No

UF Spouse and Family Support

These links lead to resources for spouses and families of graduate students, available at UF and in Alachua County.
Eligibility: Students; Families
Fee: No

UF Student-Parents

Support student-parents in reaching graduation through academic, family, and outreach support!
Eligibility: Students
Fee: No

Al-Anon/Al-ateen

A group with meetings for those who have been affected by another’s drinking. Alateen is for adolescents who have been affected by another’s drinking.
Eligibility: Anyone who has been affected by another’s drinking

Fee: No

NAMI Family Support Group

Support Group Meetings are group sharing intended only for caregivers, family members, or friends with a loved one living with a serious and persistent mental illness.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Childcare: Summer Camp Directory

List of local summer camps to assist with childcare needs.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

UF HR: Family Resources

List of resources relevant to maintaining work life balance.
Eligibility: House staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: No

Breastfeeding in the Workplace

Info on breastfeeding such as lactation rooms and door signage.
Eligibility: House staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: No

City of Gainesville: Car Seat Safety

Reduced cost car seats as well as free child seat checks.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

City of Gainesville: Home and Fire Safety Education

Variety of programs that focus on educating children in safe environments.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Caretaking in Academic Medicine

Addresses issues such as parenting (for both men and women);
preparing to take leave; guidance around eligibility
and institutional policies of taking leave; as well as re-entry and early
parenting tips.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

Employee Assistance Program

Assistance Program
Referrals for childcare; elder care; pet care; movers; contractors; event planning
Free online guidance for lifestyle and home issues.
Eligibility: House staff; Faculty; Staff
Fee: No