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Johns Hopkins partners with to offer care@work, 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.

The safety of your children is our highest priority. We want you to feel confident that you have the resources and knowledge to properly evaluate providers to ensure the safety of your family. Please explore the tools available to you when using the self-directed care@work website. When you log in to your account, check out the information in the Safety Center portion of the website, accessible by clicking the "Safety" link on the top right portion of the website. Should you have specific questions or concerns, we welcome you to contact us at 410-516-2000 or



  • 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