Child Care & Schools
As part of NYU’s commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment, the Work Life office develops programming and resources that support full-time faculty, professional research staff, and administrators with children. Additionally, consultations can be scheduled with the Program Director of Child Care & Education to help you navigate child care and schools in NYC.
New and Expectant Parents Support Group
The Work Life office is hosting support groups for new and expectant parents! The 6-session group is led by Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, who is a Parenting Educator, a Registered International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and a Certified Childbirth Educator.
If you are interested in joining the Spring 2023 support group, please complete this short questionnaire.
Parenting Support Group for Faculty Families
The Work Life office is hosting a virtual monthly support group for faculty families of children ages 2 through 5 years. This group will be facilitated by Dr. Erin O'Connor, Professor in Teaching and Learning at Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. During each session Dr. O'Connor will lead a brief talk on a parenting topic, followed by an open discussion. The intent of this group is to create a space for parents to connect around shared experiences and facilitated discussions that make child development research accessible.
If you are interested in joining, please complete this short questionnaire. (Partners are welcome, too.)
Support Group for Adoptive and Prospective Adoptive Parents
The Work Life office is creating a community for adoptive and prospective adoptive parents. If you’re interested in joining, please contact Program Director Helga Yuan Larsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Parent Affinity Groups:
Support Groups for Caregivers of and Teens who Identify as Transgender
The Gender and Sexuality Service at the Child Study Center offers four monthly support groups for caregivers and parents of gender expansive and transgender youth. These groups will provide caregivers and parents the opportunity to learn about the experience of transgender youth, gender affirming medical care, and learn about best practices in parenting gender expansive youth.
Learn more about upcoming 2023 groups.
Contact Work Life
Helga Yuan Larsen, Program Director for Early Childhood & K-12 Education
- Upcoming Event: “Mindful Parenting Workshop” with Dr. Gili Segall
- Sign up now to join our Spring 2023 Parenting Support Group for Faculty Families
- Sign up now to join our Spring 2023 New &. Expectant Parent Support Group