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Back-Up Care Support for Employees

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Help your working families with child care at a moment’s notice with access to back-up child care days.

Back-up care supports families with child care when the unexpected gets in the way of work. With back-up child care days, your team will have access to in-center care when they need it most for children 6 weeks to 12 years old at any of over 1,400 KinderCare Learning Centers.

When you provide working families with the means to be present and focused at work when gaps in their regular child care occur, you’ll share in the benefits through a more engaged and productive workforce.

Contact us to find the perfect flexible child care benefits to support working families at your organization. We’ll be in touch within 48 hours.

Help your workforce thrive.

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Increase Productivity

In 2018, back-up care days saved employers more than 12,000 days of work.

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Lift parents' confidence

61% of parents would feel more confident knowing their kids are in a safe child care environment.

Source: Harris Poll, 2022
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Encourage Engagement

Providing child care can reduce employee absences by up to 30%.

Source: Child Care Council, 2014

How does a child care benefits package work?

Our suite of child care benefits is flexible, customizable, and scalable. Back-up care is one component of that package. Here’s how it works. 

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Request a consultation

First things first: We want to hear from you. We’ll take some time to get to know your workforce and their unique needs. Afterward, you’ll receive recommendations for the best solutions to meet your objectives.

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Collaborate on a personalized child care benefits package

We will help you shape the child care benefits package that best fits the needs of your working families, including the number of child care back-up days you’ll offer to your employees.

Customized combinations of tuition savings, back-up care days, and priority access to KinderCare Learning Centers help you meet your employees with quality, accredited child care in the communities they call home.

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Receive ongoing support

We’re here to become your trusted partner for questions, support, and continued communications to help you get the word out to your employees.

Beyond the benefits rollout, you can count on us to provide marketing support and ongoing reporting. We’ll share how much your families are using the benefit and provide recommendations for expanding or adjusting your benefits for the future of your growing workforce.

Learn how employers support their working families

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