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 Balancing Work & Life


WorkLife support is evolving at the UW. While Human Resources still coordinates the relationship with the UW's on-site childcare centers, you can access all other WorkLife services through the UW faculty and staff assistance program, UW CareLink.

UW CareLink is brought to you by APS Healthcare, a leading provider of programs that help employees make the most out of their personal and professional lives. UW CareLink offers a wide range of services that can help you manage through the different stages of life, develop a healthy lifestyle, create a quality work environment, and save time by providing easy access to trusted experts, including counselors, attorneys, financial advisors, and child and adult/elder care consultants.


Childcare UW CareLink

Securing quality childcare is important to every parent. The University of Washington has four on-site childcare centers and provides referral resources for those seeking long and short term childcare arrangements.

Eligibility: UW students and benefits-eligible faculty and staff working at least 50% FTE.

UW CareLink provides help for stress, work-related problems, family and parenting concerns, relationship issues, drug and alcohol problems, grief and depression, legal and financial concerns.

Eligibility: Services are available nationwide for benefits-eligible UW faculty and staff, their dependents, and household members.

Access UW CareLink:
Phone: (toll-free, 24/7) 1-866-598-3978
TTY: 1-877-334-0489
UW CareLink Portal - Use "UW" as the company code to log in and register.



Additional Resources

UW CareLink Publications