Transition Resources

Help with moving concerns

Moving to a new campus location can be stressful, and we realize that employees may wish to draw on support resources during this time.  As a reminder, the following are resources available free of charge. See also: Move Security Tips.

The Stanford Help Center

The Stanford Faculty and Staff Help Center (FSHC) provides professional, confidential, brief counseling to the faculty and staff of Stanford University.  Services include individual, couple and family counseling; workshops; and peer support groups. The center also provides consultation and training to departments who need assistance with interpersonal issues or job stress. All FSHC services are offered free of charge.
Contact:  650-723-4577 or

The Stanford Work Life Office

The WorkLife Office, a part of Human Resources, assists faculty, staff, and students in reaching a comfortable balance between their work, study, personal and family lives.

Services offered include:

  • Child Care Resource and Referral
  • On-Site Child Care Resources and Information
  • Emergency and Backup Childcare Program
  • Child Care Subsidy Grant (CCSG)
  • Adoption Reimbursement Program
  • Parent Education and Consultation
  • Elder Care and Caregiving Support
  • Strategies and Resources for Navigating Work and Life

Contact:  723-2660.

The Stanford Health Improvement (HIP) Program

The Stanford Health Improvement Program is part of the Stanford Prevention Research Center. The Health Improvement Program (HIP) seeks to enhance the health and quality of life of the Stanford community through health classes, programs and services.  These services include fitness related programs, 1:1 and/or group coaching and assessments, and wellness courses.
Contact HIP at 650-723-9649.

One-on-One Transportation Counseling

Need help planning your alternative commute or a local trip, such as going to a specific campus location or to the airport? Contact Parking & Transportation Services at, and they can put together a customized alternative transportation plan for you.