Work/Life: It's About You!

Family Care

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program is an evidence-based education program offering a unique combination of elements. This program is great for individuals caring for a loved one or for family members supporting a caregiver.  

Lactation  & Breastfeeding Support

Ithaca College recognizes the importance and benefits of breastfeeding for working mothers and their infants and and in promoting a family-friendly work environment.

Ithaca College Gerontology Institute

The IC Gerontology Institute offers a variety of community resources in one convenient place. They also feature a webinar series "Caring for Your Aging Parent." 

Child Development Council

In promoting the healthy development of children and families, the various program activities of the agency are aimed at enhancing the quality of care that children receive and the environments in which they grow up, whether in home, child care, school or neighborhood settings.

National Alliance on Mental Illness - Finger Lakes

NAMI-Finger Lakes actively provides support, education, and advocacy  for families with loved ones suffering from major mental illnesses. The Alliance is operated by volunteers, all of whom have loved ones diagnosed with mental illness. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension - Family

CCE's mission is to improve the well-being of the family through strength-based programs that educate, influence public policy, and help families put evidence-based information to work in their lives.

NYS Office of Children and Family

The Office of Children and Family Services serves New York's public by promoting the safety, permanency and well-being of children, families and communities. In addition, the website can also be utilized to find local child care options. 

AARP Caregiving

There is an abundance of online resources through AARP relating to caregiving, including planning and organization, caring for yourself, senior housing, end of life care, and much more.