Resources Outside of UW Health
- Apply for a copy of the birth certificate from the state. The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services offers requests for birth certification information on its website.
- Obtain a Social Security Card for your child. The US Social Security Administration offers information about obtaining a Social Security Card, as well as information about applying for disability and other benefits for your child.
- You may want to update your W-4 information with the payroll department
- Review the available at UW Health to prepare for your maternity leave, as well as your return to work at UW Health.
Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program
Life Matters is the employee assistance and work/life program available to UW Health staff. This free and confidential program can provide guidance on a wide array of personal and professional concerns for UW Health employees and their families, which includes referrals for child care services. 24/7 counseling services and support are available to employees and their dependents via phone or online. To access, please contact LifeMatters at 1-800-634-6433 or visit mylifematters.com (password: UWH1) for a wealth of online resources. Additional information regarding this benefit program can be found on the Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program page.
All UW Health employees have access to care.com/uwhealth, allowing them to find and select the best care available based on detailed profiles of providers, background checks and references for hundreds of thousands of providers. Care.com is available to you as a UW Health employee at no cost to you, to help you connect with and manage your search for local caregivers. Additional information regarding this benefit can be found on the Care.com page.