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Care@Work by

Johns Hopkins partners with to offer Care@work by, a corporate benefits program that includes in-home backup emergency care for children and adults, in-center backup care for children and a free premium membership to perform self-directed searches for a variety of caregiving needs.


  • Full-time faculty and staff of the university and the health system
  • Full-time post-doctoral fellow, resident, doctoral student, or intern 


I. Backup Care

  • 10 days of in-home emergency care for children or adults/seniors
  • Backup Care specialist assists in locating prescreened and qualified caregivers
  • Backup child care can be used for children ages birth—17 years, 24/7, when school is closed, your child is sick, or you need to work late or on weekends
  • Adult backup care can be used for yourself and adult relatives for companion and personal care services, such as transportation to medical appointments and other hands-on care
  • Pay caregiver flat hourly co-pay based on your salary. will bill your credit card after service delivery


Your Annual SalaryYou Pay
$39,999 and below$6.00 per hour
$40,000 to $74,999$8.00 per hour
Over $75,000$10.00 per hour

II. In-center Backup Childcare

  • Starting July 2018 in-center childcare is available
  • vets local childcare centers and is in the process of adding more
  • Once enrolling and choosing the in-center option, centers populate based on users home address.
  • Cost: $15/day

III. Premium Membership

Membership provides unlimited digital access to to:

  • Find coverage for one-time and reoccurring needs for child care, adult and senior care, pet care, housekeeping and tutoring
  • Search detailed caregiver profiles that include experience, availability, and reviews
  • Access background check options
  • Post jobs detailing your family’s needs
  • Payment is negotiated directly with provider

IV. How to use your benefit:

Step 1: Enroll on Hopkins portal

Step 2: Find Care

Updated 1/4/2019