Having kids always poses unique challenges, especially in a college town, and even more especially for a student. This page is list of resources for people with kids. Currently it is just a stub, so help fill it in!!!
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Medical Services


Child Care

Child Care Centers/Day Care

Baby Sitters

  • craigslist
  • Cornell has a babysitters and service givers (petsitting) list. Must have a Cornell login to access it.

Classes and Activities

Ithaca has several activities for kids and their families. This list is broken down into subcategories. For a comprehensive list of things to do with kids in Ithaca, the Ithaca Family Fun website may be most helpful.


  • Corning Museum of Glass - a museum just outside of Ithaca where kids get to learn how glass is made and shaped into art. It is a very interactive museum and they even get to make their own glass pieces.



CPR & First Aid

Child Focused and Child Friendly Businesses

Student Parents

Student Family Housing

Parenting Classes and Support Groups

Juvenile Justice