Family Resources

Resources for Parents

LACTATION STATIONS
There are different lactation spaces available on campus
Click here for more information.

PARKING ACCOMMODATIONS
While parking accommodations cannot be guaranteed for new mothers due to limited parking on campus, those wishing to request special parking accommodations can call the parking office at 781-736-4250.

CHILDCARE & SCHOOLING
Finding a suitable child care provider can be a challenging and expensive task. This is especially true for infants and children under the age of 5. The following is a list of possibilities (included not because they have been reviewed as particularly good by any of our graduate students, but rather as a list of options in the area).

Lemberg Children’s Center @ Brandeis
Brandeis does offer childcare (ages 6 weeks through 6 years) through the Lemberg children's center, which is open to the public, and is a very popular and high quality childcare center. Lemberg often has a waiting list, so contacting them as soon as possible is recommended for any parents interested in enrolling your child.


Bright Horizons Family Solutions
BHFS is a US-based child care provider that operates over 500 centers across the United States. The Waltham branch is located at 176 Second Avenue, 5-10 minute driving distance to Brandeis.  

Waltham Public Schools (Pre-K – HS)
The following link will take you to the city of Waltham’s Public Schooling website, which provides resources related to attendance and enrolling your child into the public school system.

The First Path Day Care Center
Located in Watertown, MA (about four miles from Brandeis), you will find that First Path provides comprehensive schooling and day care services for infants, toddlers and pre-school aged children. 

Communities United Inc.
Communities United Operates pre-school and day care services in Waltham focused on the development of ages 3-5 years old to prepare for Kindergarten.

Other Child Care Location in the Waltham Area

The Learning Zone - 101 River Rd, Weston, MA 02493

Discovery Village Child Care Center - 295 Weston St, Waltham, MA 02453

Cozy Day Care - 39 Bencliffe Cir, Auburndale, MA 02466

Plowshares Childcare Programs - 125 Derby St, West Newton, MA 02465