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    • 617-253-2916
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    • 617-253-2300
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Family Support

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If you’re a parent-to-be or a parent caring for children while attending class, working, or meeting other responsibilities, you can find support programs here. If you’re an international family, we can help you adjust to a new culture.  

Community Wellness resources:

  • Classes and groups for new and expecting parents on prenatal yoga, childbirth preparation, and other topics.
  • One-on-one consultations with Jennifer Recklet Tassi, program manager for MIT Spouses & Partners Connect to help connect spouses and families to one another, and to campus resources.
  • MIT Spouses & Partners Connect meeting information: Programs and activities to help wives, husbands, and partners of MIT students, staff, and faculty who are new to MIT meet one another and build a social and professional network.

Other MIT resources:

  • MIT Work-Life Center: This office offers a broad range of services to help you with issues related to work, study, and personal life, including child care, school arrangements, breastfeeding support, parenting, and work-family issues.
  • The Office of Graduate Education has helpful information for expecting families and parents, including information about schools and daycare and other community resources.

Resources & Links