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Partners Child Care Services (PCCS)
Partners Child Care Services was established to provide high-quality, developmentally appropriate child care options to the employees of Partners HealthCare.

Child Care Center

MGH Children's Center

3 13th Street • Charlestown, MA 02129 • 617.726.5437

The MGH Children’s Center serves Infants, Toddlers and Preschool age children.

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Children's Quarters at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, CNY

Catherine Filene Shouse Building
36 First Avenue • Charlestown, MA 02129 • 617. 726. 6010

The Children’s Quarters at the MGH Institute of Health Professions (IHP) serves benefits-eligible employees and students of the Institute, benefits-eligible employees of MGH, Partners Corporate, Partners-affiliated institutions and the Charlestown community.

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Partners Children's Center at Assembly Row

251 Grand Union Boulevard • Somerville, MA 02145 •

The Partners Children’s Center at Assembly Row opened September 12, 2018. The Center serves benefits-eligible employees of Partners Corporate and benefits-eligible employees of Partners-affiliated institutions. The Center provides high-quality, developmentally appropriate care and once fully enrolled, will be licensed to serve 124 Infant, Toddler, and Preschool age children.

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Backup Child Care

MGH Backup Child Care Center

Warren Lobby, Suite 130
The MGH Backup Child Care Center can provide emergency childcare services to MGH benefits-eligible employees.

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PCCS-hosted Website: Backup Care provides in-home backup child care seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

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Nanny/Au Pair Service

Nanny Network

Website (to sign up for the Nanny Network listserv):
The Nanny Network is an email distribution list where Partners affiliated faculty and fellows can recommend and view available nannies in the area and submit posts seeking childcare recommendations.

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Cultural Care Au Pair

Cultural Care Au Pair has placed over 85,000 screened and trained au pairs from all over the world to live with families and provide childcare for up to two years.

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Partners Employee Assistant Program

866.724.4EAP (4327)
The Partners Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help with:

   • Exploring child care options
   • Finding resources and referrals for licensed family day care, center based
      care and in home (nanny) care
   • Information on Partners affiliated centers
   • Back up child care resources
   • Financial and tax information related to child care expenses
   • Summer care resources and referrals

Call for an appointment today to assess your child care needs. If you are interested in a child care search only, please fill out the Child Care Request Form and email it to

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Online Resources for Child Care in Massachusetts is an online information resource that provides useful information, from how to locate child care and what to look for, to blogs for sharing and supporting others like you, and training opportunities to help you as you move through exciting transitions with your children.

Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) child care search engine.

Child Care Financial Assistance (CCFA) System. The Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) provides financial assistance for low-income and other families in need who meet eligibility requirements, so that their child/children may attend a high quality early education and care program. EEC subsidizes programs that provide child care services to eligible children.


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