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Vanderbilt Child and Family Center

Caregiver Support Group meets Nov. 13

Nov. 5, 2019—The Caregiver Support Group meets on the second Wednesday of every month and offers a safe place to discuss the stresses, challenges and rewards of providing care for a loved one.

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Vanderbilt renames early childhood care and education center The Acorn School

Nov. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt University has renamed its early childhood care and education center The Acorn School to better reflect the program’s focus on innovative care and learning. In addition, the new name identifies The Acorn School as the early childhood care and education program within the multi-resource Vanderbilt Child and Family Center, a department of Vanderbilt’s Division of Administration.

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Boomers, Elders and More speaker series Oct. 16

Sep. 27, 2019—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s Oct. 16 Boomers, Elders and More Speaker Series will feature Gretchen Funk of FiftyForward.

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Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with tea party Aug. 7

Jul. 15, 2019—Join the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center during "Spill the Tea," a tea party for the campus community to honor breastfeeding caregivers. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Living Room of the Godchaux Nursing Annex.

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Spring issue of VCFC newsletter includes updates for campus community

Jun. 4, 2019—An update on child care, family services, new resources and Chancellor Zeppos' visit.

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Caregiver Support Group: ‘How to Protect Your Family from Financial Exploitation’

Apr. 4, 2019—Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and students are invited to join the Caregiver Support Group meeting for a discussion about the red flags of a scam artist, the signs of financial exploitation, and steps to prevent it from happening to loved ones. 

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What’s On My Mind: Celebrating women’s history and impact

Mar. 25, 2019—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Women's History Month and the women who are leading at Vanderbilt.

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FutureVU survey focuses on two key issues: child care and commuting

Mar. 21, 2019—The Division of Administration launched a FutureVU-focused survey for faculty, staff and students on Monday, March 18, to provide feedback on two separate topics: child care needs and commuting habits.

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Boomers, Elders and More: ‘Preparing an Advance Directive in 7 Steps’

Mar. 12, 2019—Angela Brown, outreach coordinator for Alive Hospice, will discuss “Preparing an Advance Directive in 7 Steps.”

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Campus collaboration inspires children to create sustainable art

Mar. 8, 2019—The Sustainability and Environmental Management Office partnered with the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center to judge an “upcycled" art contest for VCFC students ages 1 through 5. 

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VCFC Caregiver Support Group March 13th

Mar. 6, 2019—Vanderbilt Child and Family Center will be hosting Emily Harlan from Home Instead Senior Care at the next caregiver support group on Wednesday, March 13 from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. in Light Hall room 431. 

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Caregiver support group to meet Feb. 13

Jan. 24, 2019—The caregiver support group hosted by the Vanderbilt Child and Family Center is open to all Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and students caring for a loved one. The support group is a safe space to discuss the stresses, challenges, and rewards of caregiving.

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