Employee Assistance

Employee Assistance Programs are where employers provide counselling services for employees.

They are intended to help employees deal with personal problems that may impact their work performance, health and general wellbeing - benefiting both employer and employee.

Employee Assistance provides professional short term counselling for up to six sessions per calendar year. Employee Assistance works with business and their employees, with managing personal and/or work related issues which may affect their work performance or personal life.

What types of issues may be addressed through Employee Assistance?

Assistance can be provided for a variety of personal and/or work related issues which may affect your work performance including:

  • interpersonal conflicts
  • relationships and family problems
  • emotional stress and depression
  • grief, bereavement, loss
  • financial and legal issues
  • drug and alcohol problems
  • gambling problems
  • life threatening/serious illness
  • career concerns
  • work environment problems
  • individual followup of crisis response

 

How can Employee Assistance be accessed?

Employee Assistance is voluntary at all times, is self-referral and is free of charge for up to six (6) counselling sessions per calendar year.