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Wake Forest offers the following to help you care for yourself and others:

Child Care


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Child Care Resource Center

(336) 245-4900 or (800) 937-7610

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Telephone Referrals

The provider learns your specific child care needs and then provides you with a list of child care options that meets all applicable state and local standards. Identify yourself as a WFU employee to ensure you receive full benefits of this service. 

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Written Information

Contact person
Description of care provided
Licensing status
Special needs services


Wake Forest Baptist Health, Bright Horizons

  • Contact: (336) 716-0300
  • Location: Medical Center campus
  • Benefit: Priority enrollment (Note: May have a waiting list)
  • Serves: Infants through pre-Kindergarten

Imprints Cares, E-Learning Enrichment Center

  • Contact:(336) 722-6296
  • Location: 3730 University Parkway
  • Benefit: Priority enrollment
  • Serves: Kindergarten through 6th Grade

Elder Care


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Senior Services: Elder Care Choices
(account: Wake Forest University; password: caregiver)

(336) 748-2171

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You may contact a counselor Monday through Friday, as many times as needed, about any older adult you are assisting with care. All counselors are Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) certified.

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Identifying needs for loved ones

Locating resources for older adults living anywhere in the United States

Creating a comprehensive referral package, including profiles of services

Providing assistance with Medicare questions and choosing plans

Employee Assistance Program


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 Call (336) 716-5493 to schedule an appointment.

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 Assessment, referral, and follow-up services for:

Family and marital problems
Home financial concerns
Anxiety, grief, and depression
Alcohol/drug abuse

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Appointments and services are strictly confidential.


Full-time faculty and staff members and their immediate families are eligible.

Health Advocacy Services


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Administrative Support
Financial Support
Medical Bill Saver™
Senior Care and Special Needs

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Extended to Family

Your eligible family members (spouse, dependent children, parents, and parents-in-law) may also use these services.


There is no need to enroll; if you are a full-time faculty or staff member covered under the Basic Life Plan, you are automatically eligible.

Additional Programs


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The Healthy Exercise and Lifestyle Programs (HELPS) offer 12 weeks of professionally supervised chronic disease prevention education, along with the Weight Management Program.

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Health Coaching

Medical Plan participants may call specially trained health professionals 24/7 at (877) 477-2424; nutritional counseling is available by contacting Cindy Silver at (336) 712-5239 or Christie Hunter at (336) 790-6778.

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Tobacco Cessation

Wake Forest sponsors tobacco cessation classes through the year.
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Wake Forest University Human Resources
2598 Reynolda Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27106  |  P.O. Box 7424   |  P (336) 758-4700 |  F (336) 758-6127

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