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UC Checklist for Adoption, Foster Care, and Guardianship

If you are planning to adopt a child, foster a child, or serve as a guardian.

There are separate policy sections for faculty and staff on this checklist, but the benefits section and related information applies to both faculty and staff.

UC Berkeley Pay For Family Care and Bonding (PFCB)  

Adoption Assistance Plan

UC supports eligible faculty and staff who wish to expand their immediate families through adoption. Beginning July 1, 2021, UC’s Adoption Assistance Plan provides financial support through reimbursement of up to $5,000 of eligible expenses per adoption.

Who's eligible: Employees with Full, Mid-Level and Core benefits automatically qualify to participate; there is no need to enroll