Family support through UW CareLink

Last updated: March 18, 2023

Family support through UW CareLink includes edler care assistance. Get help making decisions about the care of an aging parent or chronically ill adult by getting connected to a professional who will work to understand your situation and provide guidance. You’ll get assistance developing a personalized care approach and finding direct care services.

Additionally, UW CareLink specialists provide qualified referrals and resources for just about anything on your family’s to-do list, such as:

  • Hiring movers or home repair contractors
  • Locating pet care
  • Finding childcare
  • Housing searches
  • Sending a child off to school

What to expect when you call CareLink for family or work/life support

When you call CareLink for eldercare or work/life support, you can expect your guidance counselor to be patient, attentive, professional and kind. They should actively try to connect you with a counselor or resource that meets your needs and criteria.

  • You can access this service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • You can get a referral to a service provider in the community, but there is no fee discount.