Balancing family and work
It goes without saying that men and women should be able to reconcile family and working life – and the City of Heidelberg’s policies are aimed at making this possible. Heidelberg works with a wide range of partners to ensure a good balance.
Extensive child care facilities. In cooperation with other institutions and initiatives, Heidelberg offers a flexible, all-embracing range of child care options in all parts of the city. In fact, Heidelberg is a pioneer in the field of infant care with care available for around 59,8 per cent of infants. 100 per cent of children over three have a place at a child care facility. In addition, around 80 per cent of elementary school children make use of after-school care facilities.