An employee assistance program can be bolted right into your employee benefit plan or provided on a stand-alone basis. It shows Employers Care for their Employees.
Professional Counselling and Support for Employees
Employee Assistance Programs provide professional counselling to support employees and their families for a variety of life issues like stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, elder care, family harmony to name a few.
Programs can be basic to robust and include online, phone and face to face counselling. Adding this feature is a sign the Employer cares about their employees well being.
An Employee Assistance Program is a a service which provides counselling to the employees and family members for such items like, stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, life events and variety of personal matters.
The privacy of the employees is always protected and the employer will never be informed on who and what for the program was used for. The employer might be informed that the program was used.
Service could be a combination of face to face, online and or phone. The type of service depends of the program chosen by the plan sponsor and the options do vary.
The cost varies depending on the quality of the plan but in general they are usually less then $ 5.00 a month pre employee and can be substantially less then this.
An employee assistance program can be bolted right into your employee benefit plan or provided on a stand alone basis.