Overview

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) in the Western Suburbs offers a positive, proactive, customized and integrated approach to helping both individuals and organizations find the balance between the competing demands of work and personal life.

The EAP offers customized services to keep you and your company on track, including:

Employees and immediate family members

The EAP provides free and confidential short-term assistance to employees, and their immediate family members, who are experiencing personal or work-related issues. The EAP is available 24/7 for emergencies. Master’s degree, licensed professional counselors provide assessment, solution-focused short-term counseling and referral to community resources for assistance with the following concerns:

  • Personal and workplace stress
  • Marital, family or relationship issues
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Substance abuse
  • Financial and legal consultation
  • Work-life balance
  • Grief and loss

Employers, managers and supervisors

EAP counselors are available to discuss and provide consultation, coaching and training on a variety of workplace issues such as:

  • Policy development
  • Time management
  • Downsizing or reorganization
  • Low morale
  • Troubled employees
  • Work-group conflict
  • Job performance
  • Traumatic incidents in the workplace
  • Workplace harassment and violence prevention
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) regulation

Work-life website

If your company already has an account, please use your company’s unique login code to access the work-life website.

The work-life website is a resource-rich hub all employees can access 24/7. Regularly updated and filled with timely, useful information, the work-life website provides thousands of articles, databases, videos, seminars and more covering everything from child care and financial planning to education and career training.

The interactive work-life website includes:

  • 5,000+ resource articles
  • Interactive wellness and self-assessments
  • Streaming audio and video clips
  • Searches for legal, financial and other providers
  • Online workshops
  • Monthly topical webinars

Related Resources

Employee Assistance Program: Helping you manage life's challenges.
Support and Work-Life Website: Learn more about the work-life website: English
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