Resources for UMD Caregivers, Families, and Parents

A list of links and resources available to UMD caregivers, families, and parents.

"Caregiver Burnout: Symptoms and How to Avoid Them" Resource

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This resource provides information on the symptoms of caregiver burnout and guidance on how to avoid these symptoms.

UMD Resources for Women and Families

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This site was created by the President’s Commission on Women’s Issues (PCWI) to help collect and share the many resources available to women and families at the University of Maryland. Among other resources you can find on this page are locations of lactation rooms, policies regarding family leave, and student groups dedicated to women’s issues. 

The Center for Healthy Families

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Housed in the School of Public Policy, the Center for Health Families offers family therapy and family support workshops.

Center for Young Children (CYC)

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The Center for Young Children is an inclusive laboratory and demonstration school at the University of Maryland within the College of Education.

UMD Parents List-Serv

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For parents who work or study at the University of Maryland. Post: 1) wants/needs (e.g., nanny share inquiries), 2) items for sale, 3) general questions, 4) opportunities for families around campus. PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR UMD AFFILIATION (faculty, staff, student) IN YOUR REQUEST TO JOIN. Email

UHR Family Care

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This website describes UMD's caregiver benefits, including links to the childcare center and back-up care subsidies for children, eldercare, and pets.