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Child & Family Center

Vanderbilt Child & Family Center (VCFC) provides support and resources to the community of Vanderbilt families across the spectrum of life from new parent support to early childhood education, family life resources, and elder care. VCFC values and upholds the university’s commitment to the education of the whole person and the cultivation of lifelong learning.

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Since our founding over 35 years ago, VCFC has supported Vanderbilt’s working families by responding to their changing and complex needs with information and programs to enable the university’s continued excellence.

kathleen-seabolt Kathleen Seabolt, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Vanderbilt Child & Family Center 

Resources & Recommended Services

New Parents

Explore useful resources as you prepare for your child’s arrival and adjust to your new life as a parent.

See Resources

Children & Family Life

See behavior and developmental resources, as well as recommendations for childcare, camps, and more. 

Find Solutions

Adult & Elder Care

View a curated list of local and national resources related to the aging community and caregiving. 

View the List

Administration Staff

  • Kathleen Seabolt

    Kathleen Seabolt

    Executive Director for the Child and Family Center

  • Linda Wilson

    Linda Wilson

    Administrator Officer

Contact Information

For questions about the Child & Family Center, please contact: 

Kathleen Seabolt, Ed.D.  
Executive Director, Vanderbilt Child and Family Center 

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200 Appleton Place
Nashville, TN 37212  

kathleen.c.seabolt@vanderbilt.edu