Family-Friendly Benefits

Duke's Staff and Family Programs department provides information and assistance in balancing work and family responsibilities, parenting and other family concerns. Referral assistance is available for both child care and elder care. Please visit the pages below for more information:

Potential Parents

Infertility resources, adoption resources, parental leave benefits, and support groups. 

Newborn/Prenatal Care

Lactation rooms, support groups and classes for expectant parents, and postpartum support groups.

Child Care & Education

Child care facilities & benefits, summer camps, and educational benefits.

Marriage & Family Counseling

Counseling and referral resources and same sex spousal equivalent information.

Elder Care

Elder care programs and resources, long term care, and retirement information.

Work Absences

Parental and family leave information and time off benefits including vacation, holidays, and sick time (for Duke University employees) and paid time off (for DUHS employees).

Flexible Work Options

Formal guidelines to support supervisors and employees in establishing creative ways of meeting business needs while providing greater flexibility than traditional work arrangements.