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Child and Family Center FAQ

Explore elder care options or contact the Child & Family Center at 936-1990. can assist.

The Tennessee State Department of Human Services website has a listing of child care centers. View their webpage.

There are many things to look for when choosing a nursing home. The U.S. Government has a great checklist you can use to help you get started. Check out the nursing home checklist. If you prefer, call us at 936-1990 and we'll be glad to help.

No, we do not provide these services. We provide listings or links to assist members of the Vanderbilt community in finding resources and/or services that will help them better balance work and family.

Yes, nursing homes are inspected and licensed. You can compare inspection records of nursing homes that receive Medicare and Medicaid funds.

No, you do not need to pre-register for the Boomers, Elders, and More Lunchtime Series. Lunch is not provided at these programs, but feel free to bring your own.

Please give us a call at 615-322-8076 or request information via our Contact Us form. We will work with you to find the answers to your questions and the appropriate resources.

Vanderbilt does not have a drop-in center, but we provide options for back-up care. View our website for back-up care options.

Vanderbilt has a caregiver support group that meets on a monthly basis to assist you in your caregiver role. The group meets the second Wednesday of every month in Medical Center East (South Tower). View​ the details on our website.