Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Wildfire Health and Wellness Supports for Employees and their Families

Your EFAP has resources and services available to help Government of Alberta employees and their families cope with the aftermath of the Alberta wildfires and evacuations.

As the situation continues and coverage is ongoing, you and your family members may experience stress and anxiety. We would like to extend support to you during this difficult time as we all try to understand the impact of the situation and process these events. The support materials below include strategies for coping with reactions to stress and anxiety, as well as how to support others. www.workhealthlife.com also features additional information and tips on coping with traumatic events.

Remember that the immediate and confidential EFAP services are accessible 24/7/365 by calling 1.800.268.5211 or visiting www.workhealthlife.com.

Supports for All Employees

Supports for Supervisors/Managers

The EFAP is a confidential and voluntary support service available at no cost to all Government of Alberta employees and their immediate family members. The program helps individuals find solutions to all kinds of challenges at any age and stage of life. The services are delivered by Shepell.fgi, a leading provider of employee assistance programs across Canada.

Regardless of location in Alberta or Canada, you and eligible family members can receive support over the telephone, in person, online and through a variety of self-guided resources.   In addition, the EFAP offers:

Online Information and Programs:

Additional resources are available on our EFAP website, www.workhealthlife.com.  Employees and their eligible family members can create their own confidential login ID and password in order to access online services PDF icon available on the site.  For Frequently Asked Questions about your EFAP, click here PDF icon

To access EFAP services, simply call 1-800-268-5211 (English) or 1-800-363-3872 (French).

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Last Review / Update: 2016-05-05

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