Family & Relationships

Family and Relationships
Resource Description Eligibility Fee* Information
Baby Gator Baby Gator Child Development Centers offer high quality care to children ages six weeks to five years. Graduate students; House staff; faculty $ https://facultyaffairs.med.ufl.edu/benefits/other-misc-benefits/baby-gator/
Care@Work Local caregivers for one time or ongoing care needs. House staff; Faculty; Staff $ https://facultyaffairs.med.ufl.edu/benefits/care-com/
Department of Children & Families Licensed Childcare Provider Search Enter city/country. To find agencies that provide night childcare, click on ‘Refine Results’ Varies no https://cares.myflfamilies.com/PublicSearch
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Provides employees with up to 12 workweeks of unpaid, job-protected leave a year. House staff;

Faculty; Staff

no https://benefits.hr.ufl.edu/time-away/fmla/
Florida Medical Association Alliance (FMAA) The FMAA supports the well-being of Florida physicians, their families, and communities statewide. Any spouse who is married to or partnered with a physician may join. $ https://myfmaa.org/
Fun4GatorKids Family events, kid’s activities and parenting resources in the Gainesville area! All no http://fun4gatorkids.com/
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 House staff; Faculty; Staff no https://jobs.ufl.edu/applicant-resources/dual-career/
GatorPerks Voluntary benefits program designed for faculty and staff Faculty; Staff no https://facultyaffairs.med.ufl.edu/benefits/other-misc-benefits/gator-perks/
IFAS Extension Smart Couples Workshops Therapy and resources for couples who are dating, engaged, married/divorced. All no https://smartcouples.ifas.ufl.edu/
IFAS Family Resources Resources and suggestions on healthy living, spending family time, and on families/consumers All no http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/family-resources/
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. House staff; Faculty; Staff; Family Members no https://gme.med.ufl.edu/contact-us/medical-organizations/junior-medical-guild/
Moms of Gainesville Florida Meet other moms, find things to do, etc. Gainesville mothers no https://www.facebook.com/Moms-of-Gainesville-Florida-337659662927346/
Side-by-Side Support Group A Ministry of CMDA for Wives of Physicians and Dentists in Gainesville, FL Wives of physicians and dentists of Gainesville no https://gme.med.ufl.edu/contact-us/medical-organizations/side-by-side-gainesville/
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 Grad Students no https://www.facebook.com/groups/UFPhDMoms/?source_id=409622549120449
UF Spouse and Family Support These links lead to resources for spouses and families of graduate students, available at UF and in Alachua County. Students; Families no http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/graduate-life/student-life/spouse-and-family-resources/

 

UF Student-Parents Support student-parents in reaching graduation through academic, family, and outreach support! Students no https://www.facebook.com/UFStudentParents/
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. Anyone who has been affected by another’s drinking no http://alanonfla2.org/
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 All no http://www.namigainesville.org/meetings

 

Childcare: Summer Camp Directory List of local summer camps to assist with childcare needs. All no http://hr.ufl.edu/worklife/community/summer-camp-directory/
UF HR: Family Resources List of resources relevant to maintaining work life balance.  

House staff;

Faculty; Staff

no https://worklife.hr.ufl.edu/family/
Breastfeeding in the Workplace Info on breastfeeding such as lactation rooms and door signage. House staff;

Faculty; Staff

no https://hr.ufl.edu/forms-policies/policies-managers/breastfeeding/
City of Gainesville: Car Seat Safety Reduced cost car seats as well as free child seat checks. All no http://www.cityofgainesville.org/GainesvilleFireRescue(GFR)/RiskReduction/PublicEducationforYouth.aspx
City of Gainesville: Home and Fire Safety Education Variety of programs that focus on educating children in safe environments. All no http://www.cityofgainesville.org/GainesvilleFireRescue(GFR)/RiskReduction/PublicEducationforYouth.aspx
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.

All no https://www.aamc.org/download/488852/data/toolkitcaretakinginacademicmedicinepregnancythroughearlyyears.pdf
Employee Assistance Program Referrals for childcare; elder care; pet care; movers; contractors; event planning

Free online guidance for lifestyle and home issues

House staff; Faculty; Staff  no http://eap.ufl.edu/

* Regarding fees:  no= free services available; ($)= discounted services available; $=services require a fee (insurance may be accepted)