From Our Newsletters: Family Care Coverage for Snow Days
Be prepared for winter weather surprises by keeping Penn’s backup care options in mind.
Snow Day Child Care
Snow Day Child Care is available December 2, 2019 through March 27, 2020 for children ages 12 weeks to 12 years. Parents must register before there is a snow day by completing an online application. For more information, call the Penn Children’s Center at 215-898-5268.
Penn offers benefits-eligible faculty and staff backup care through Care.com. If an visiting elderly parent needs extra assistance, your regular caregiver is out of town, or you could use help after surgery, Care.com has got you covered.
It is best to register with Care.com in advance of your service request. If you are not registered, please visit penn.care.com. To request backup care, call 1-855-781-1303, Monday-Thursday, 7 am-8 pm and Friday, 7 am- 5 pm. If registered, you can also make a request through the Care.com Backup Care online system.