Starting and Growing Your Family

Family Sitting at Picnic Table Download Penn's Guide to Managing Life Events. When starting and growing your family there are many things to consider. Penn is committed to helping faculty and staff with the process while balancing their work lives. Whether you are expecting your first child, planning to adopt, need support with chest/breastfeeding, or a flexible work arrangement, Penn has many resources that can help.
  • Adoption Assistance helps ease the financial impact of bringing home a new child by providing reimbursement for up to $5,000 in eligible adoption expenses.
  • New Child Benefits give you access to a wealth of resources when you bring home a new child.