The Institute is committed to supporting members of its community (faculty, staff, postdocs, students and visitors) who have children. The purpose of this web site is to aid parents in finding childcare and child-related information. We hope you will find this a useful resource as you raise your family in the Caltech community.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this website is for general information only. Caltech does not endorse or recommend any of the organizations mentioned on the web site. The information provided is also non-exhaustive. We welcome your comments and suggestions. Please feel free to contact us.

NOTE: In addition to the resources below, our Transition & Family Services page has links to a variety of topics including housing, schools, and childcare.

Policies & Benefits

Faculty | Staff | Postdoctoral Scholars | Students

Institutional Support

Transition & Family Services | Caltech Links | Parenting Buzz (email list)

Medical Resources

Pregnancy & Birth | Children | Adoption Resources | Emergency

Lactation Resources

Lactation Support | Lactation Rooms

Nanny Services

Buckingham Nannies
A Better Nanny
Nanny Classifieds
Background Check


Caltech/JPL Babysitting Co-op
LA Sitters 
Unlimited Babysitter


Pasadena | Los Angeles & More (LA Parent)