Employee & Family Assistance Program

The Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), which can be negotiated into your collective agreement, provides confidential, short term professional counselling assistance—both in person and over the phone—to you and your family members. Areas the program can help with include:

  • Adolescent/child conflict

  • Alcohol/substance abuse

  • Anger management

  • Bereavement

  • Caregiver support

  • Critical incident stress debriefing

  • Eating disorders

  • Employee and supervisory consultation

  • Elder care

  • Family life improvement

  • Family mediation

  • Financial/legal concerns

  • Gambling

  • Health and wellness planning

  • Life planning

  • Personal issues

  • Pre-retirement life planning

  • Relationship/marital enrichment

  • Self-esteem issues

  • Separation, divorce, and custody issues

  • Stress management

  • Work-related issues