Back-up Child & Elder Care Program

New Enhanced Family Supports Program!

Effective January 1st, 2021 VMware has partnered with Bright Horizons to bring you enhanced programs to help you better manage your work, family, and personal responsibilities. The enhanced family supports programs are available to all regular US employees working at least 20 hours or more per week. Bright Horizons Enhanced Family Supports Program offers free premium access to the following programs:

Learn more about how to set up your account and request Additional Family Supports programs.

Visit Bright Horizons [3]

To register, visit Bright Horizons and select ‘Create a Profile’:

Username: VMware
Password: backup12


New Global Child Learning Resource – World at Home [4]

Stay connected and support your child’s learning while you are safely at home, with guided learning opportunities that follow a typical classroom daily schedule. We invite you to explore our library of enriching activities from Bright Horizons educators to enhance your child’s learning and engagement. The Global Child Learning Resource is available to all regular full time VMware employees.

To learn more visit worldathome.brighthorizons.com [4]


*COVID-19 Update

In response to the continued need for back-up care child or eldercare needs during the outbreak of COVID-19, VMware will be keeping the number of uses per employee at 20.


VMware provides back-up child care and elder care through Bright Horizons’ Back-Up Care Advantage Program [5]. The program provides access to quality child care centers and licensed in-home care providers when your regular care arrangements break down.

Eligibility

The Back-Up Care Advantage Program [5] is available to regular full-time employees working at least 20 hours per week. The new family supports programs are available to all regular US employees working at least 20 hours or more per week.

How it Works

You can use back-up care when you need to be at work and your regular child or adult/elder care is unavailable, for example:

VMware employees have access to the following back-up care programs:

Cost

Registration is free. With the program, you receive up to 20 uses per employee, per calendar year.

Cost of Back-Up Care

Center-Based Care In-Home Care
Copay: $15 per day per care recipient with family max of $25 Copay: $6 per hour for unlimited care recipients with a 4 hour minimum
Utliization: One day is equal to one day of care for unlimited care recipients Utliization: One day is equal to one day of care for up to 10 hours for unlimited care recipients
Individual Maximum / Day: $25
Copay Maximum: N/A Copay Maximum: N/A

Registration

To register, visit Bright Horizons [5] and select ‘Create a Profile [6]‘:

For more information on back-up child and elder care review the Back-Up Parent Handbook [7].