Dependent Care

On-Site Childcare Services

Location: Dash Point (4th Floor Pike Street Tower)

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The PSA will once again offer on-site childcare services at PSA2018 for children ages 6 months to 12 years. The services will again be provided by Accent on Children's Arrangements, Inc., and the services will be provided on-site at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. The PSA is committed to helping those with children more easily attend its meetings, and devoting significant resources to support this. The PSA is also thankful to the Sheraton Seattle Hotel for helping provide space for the childcare services. Given the extensive resources the PSA is devoting to this, the on-site childcare services are only available to PSA2018 Registrants

Please note that if you were awarded a Dependent Care Subsidy, you can use this toward your On-site Childcare services.

The hours are as follows:

  • Thursday, November 1, 2018: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday, November 2, 2018: 7:30 am - 8:15 pm
  • Saturday, November 3, 2018: 7:00 am - 7:45 pm
  • Sunday, November 4, 2018: 8:30 am - 3:15 pm

The rates are as follows: 

Package Options Children ages 6 months - 36 months  Children ages 3 yrs - 12 years
 4 consecutive hours minimum rate  $12 per hour  $10 per hour
 Thursday full day rate  $90  $75
 Friday full day rate  $120  $105
 Saturday full day rate  $120  $105
 Sunday full day rate  $74  $60


Nursing Mothers' Room

Everett (3rd floor near Capitol Hill and Ballard) has been set aside for use by nursing mothers. It is available 24 hours a day throughout the meeting. Those interested in using the room can get a key from the registration desk.

Dependent Care Subsidies

The Governing Board of the PSA is pleased to announce the continuation of the Dependent Care Subsidies for PSA2018. PSA Dependent Care Subsidies will provide up to $200 to PSA members who need help covering added dependent care expenses incurred (at home or at the conference) while attending biennial meetings of the PSA. Subsidies are limited to members of the Philosophy of Science Association and registrants at PSA2018.  Click here to check your membership status.  Membership is only $25 for students. Click here to join.

The PSA Dependent Care Subsidies are funded by the generous donations of our members. Please consider donating to the PSA Dependent Care Fund. Click here to donate.

Deadline to apply: 25 August 2018

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