Parenting and Caregiving

There is perhaps no other issue that keeps families up at night than the health, safety and well-being of those in our care. Learn about resources available to employees of Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Health System here.

Support for Families: JHU & JHHS Benefits 

Supporting the Mental Heath of Children

Johns Hopkins Medicine Adolescent Depression Awareness Program (ADAP) educates high school students, their parents, and their teachers about the illness of depression. We aim to increase awareness and decrease stigma about mood disorders in young people to help them get the treatment they need. In this series of one minute videos, Dr. Karen Swartz and colleagues from the JHM Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences speak to parents, caregivers and friends about how to recognize symptoms of depression in teens.

Learn more about Major Depression symptoms:

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Finding Childcare

Johns Hopkins Medicine Benefits for Caregiving

Childcare Centers with Priority for Johns Hopkins Families 

Several childcare centers offer admission and waitlist priority to Johns Hopkins families. Please note criteria for each center. Contact the centers directly to inquire about tours, applications, and waitlists.

Resources for Eldercare

Our work at Johns Hopkins in hard. For our faculty and staff caring for older family members and loved ones, the work does not end at the end of shift. Caregiving can be both rewarding and stressful, and most caregivers experience demands on time, energy, and emotions.

Caregiving can take on many forms: buying groceries, cooking meals, assistance with personal care, dispensing medicine, managing and navigating healthcare, and providing companionship and emotional support.

We highlight the following resources to help support you.

Johns Hopkins Support Programs

Called to Care

Called to Care is a program from Johns Hopkins Bayview that prepares and supports individuals caring for loved ones with health-related needs or limitations.

Johns Hopkins research on Eldercare

Learn about research on aging through the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health.

Health articles on caregiving and eldercare

External Resources

COVID Resources

Resources for parents and families to help navigate school during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Vaccine: What Parents Need to Know
Have questions about the COVID vaccine for children? Hopkins experts answer questions posed by parents and caregivers about the vaccine for different aged children.

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