Resources for You and Your Family

Backup Adult Care

The College offers a program to faculty and staff that provides in-home backup adult care at a subsidized hourly rate using a national network of home healthcare providers.  The care is provided in the adult needing care.

Backup care is available during the day or evening, seven days a week. Services are provided by Parents in a Pinch, Inc., www.parentsinapinch.com.

Phebe Anna Thorne School

The Phebe Anna Thorne School is a Preschool and Kindergarten that is located within the campus of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. It was established in 1952 as a laboratory nursery school at Bryn Mawr College. The Thorne School offers a developmentally oriented, child-centered program in which children develop a sense of competence and well-being within the group through play, problem-solving and social interaction.                 

Backup Childcare

The College offers a program to faculty and staff that provides in-home backup childcare at a subsidized hourly rate. The care is provided in your home.

Backup care is available during the day or evening, seven days a week. Services are provided by Parents in a Pinch, Inc., www.parentsinapinch.com.

Resources for locating Child Care

Resources for locating Public and Private Schools

Resources for your Furry Family (Pets)

Local Vets


Pet Stores

  • Bow Wow Meow (701 Montgomery Ave, Narberth, PA)
  • Spot's the Place for Paws (854 Montgomery Ave, Narbeth, PA)
  • Petco (270 East Lancaster Avenue, Wynnewood, PA)
  • Pet Valu (550 East Lancaster Avenue Suite #0303A, Radnor, PA)

Dog Parks

  • Harford Park is an open field off-leash dog park.  [260 Gulph Creek Road, Wayne, PA]
  • Haverford Reserve Dog Park is a fenced in off-leash dog park [Darby Creek Rd, Haverford, PA]