Back-up Child and Adult/Elder Care

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Back-up Child and Adult/Elder Care

Life happens, and unexpected events can cause a temporary breakdown in your normal child or elder care plans. With the Bright Horizons Back-up Care program, you have access to low-cost care options designed to prepare you for those unexpected moments. With a network of 4,000 full-service child care facilities and home health care professionals who are available 24/7, this program will arrange temporary care for you at one of its child care centers or find a screened and credentialed caregiver to come to you. The Bright Horizons Back-up Care program is offered to full-time, part-time, part-time casual and weekend option team member. Learn more about the program.


Waived registration and discounted tuition for childcare

Get discounted tuition (up to 10% off) and waived registration at participating full-care facilities through the Bright Horizons Enhanced Family Supports program. Start by signing up today!

Online, self-serve resources for regular and weekend care

Whether you need assistance for everyday child care, special occasions, or special needs care, Sittercity can help you find the best sitter or nanny for your family. Get started by using the search options to access caregiver profiles, which may include pictures, references and reviews. Then, choose the right person for you and your family. You can even run an up-to-date background check on any caregiver at any time – free of charge. Learn more about Sittercity.

Exchanging hours to maximize your benefits

Did you know? You can exchange your annual back-up care hours for additional benefits. Check out the services available to you:

  1. Get access to one-on-one virtual tutoring for yourself or for your children age 5 and up with Varsity Tutors and Sylvan Learning.
  2. Join our virtual camps and have fun with instructor-led activities, digital art and so much more.
  3. Take advantage of pet care services from Rover or Wag!, industry leaders in pet care that offer overnight boarding, cat drop-ins and pet sittings and dog walking.