In an effort to provide UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and student parents (“Berkeley community members”) with assistance in identifying dependent care options and support during these unprecedented times, you have access here to Berkeley Care Bubbles (the "Services") which you may use to connect with other Berkeley community members to identify existing or novel dependent care options (collectively "dependent care services") meeting your unique needs and budget. Your use of the Services is at your sole risk and pursuant to the following Terms of Use:

  • You are responsible for the care/services you arrange using the Services, including the quality and the cost of the care/services, and for conducting any background or criminal records checks or other screening on any potential providers or share care arrangements you establish. UC Berkeley does not itself screen Berkeley community members, providers or users of the Services in any way.
  • UC Berkeley does not employ, recommend, endorse or screen any providers,  make any attempt to verify the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of statements made by users of the Services, nor has any control over the acts or omissions of any Berkeley employees, students, or providers or other third parties using or having used the Services.
  • You agree to take all reasonable precautions in all communications and interactions with other users of the Services and with other persons with whom you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the Services, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person, and you do so at your own risk. 

UC Berkeley makes makes no representations or warranties about the quality of the care you may secure as a result of your use of the Services and IN NO EVENT WILL UC BERKELEY, THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, NOR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE CONDUCT OR ACTIONS OF SERVICE PROVIDERS AND OTHER USERS OF THE SITE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICES, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, DEATH, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.