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Parents in a Pinch

Parents in a Pinch Back-up Adult Care

Parents in a Pinch is an award winning back-up childcare and adult care services company that has been in business since 1984.

Parents in a Pinch services are offered to Vanderbilt benefits-eligible faculty and staff. Faculty and staff may use up to 20 days combined of childcare and adult care each contract year.

Adult care services include a phone consultation by a geriatric Licensed Clinical Social Worker as well as a temporary personal/companion care services through a credentialed national network of homecare agencies.

Fees: Adult care: $15.00/hour (for temporary adult care in TN and between $15.00 to $20.00 in other locations nationally; hourly cost is charged to your credit card once the care is complete)

Faculty and staff may call for care between 6 AM and 7 PM CST, M-Th; 6 AM and 4 PM CST, Fri; and 4 PM and 7 PM CST, Sun. Please provide your employee ID when calling.

For more information or to request care, call Parents in a Pinch at 800-688-4697.

Additional Information:

Frequently Asked Questions About Parents in a Pinch Adult Care

Parents in a Pinch Flyer

Back-up Adult Care Success Stories