Family and child care

Whether adopting, finding child care for a sick child or locating the right caregiver for an older family member, resources are available to provide for your family.

Adoption reimbursement
Mayo Clinic offers adoptive parents a reimbursement benefit to assist with eligible adoption expenses.

Elder and adult care and child care
A range of services are available to help with elder and adult and child care needs, including temporary care arrangements, referrals, child adoption information and resources.

Child scholarship program
Children of Mayo Clinic employees are eligible to apply for postsecondary education scholarships.

Relocation assistance
Mayo Clinic provides financial assistance for travel related to interviewing, pre-employment exam and house hunting, and relocation for qualifying individuals. See details (PDF).

Flexible spending accounts
These voluntarily established accounts allow you to use pretax dollars for reimbursement of eligible health care and dependent care costs.

Long term care insurance
This benefit allows the employee's parent to participate in a plan to cover the cost of long term care at low group premiums.

Lactation rooms
Mayo Clinic supports and encourages a mother's decision to breast-feed her infant child by providing convenient, private lactation rooms.