Family Support  Services

Support for what matters most


Looking for local daycare? 
Trouble talking with your tight­lipped teen? 
Too many child and elder care responsibilities?

Balancing the demands of work and family is an ongoing challenge and often the juggling act can feel overwhelming.
Whether you’re trying to find daycare, dealing with caregiving emergencies or looking after older relatives, your Employee Assistance Program (EAP) can help.

WHAT’S THE CONNECTION TO Family SUPPORT SERVICES?

Your EAP offers a total approach to caregiving support.  Professionals will help you cope with the stress, guilt and sense of ‘being overwhelmed’, often associated with caregiving responsibilities.  Family Support Specialists can also provide a one-on-one telephone consultation that offers relevant information, resource referrals and educational materials, for day-to-day challenges or longer-term solutions.

HOW CAN THE SERVICE HELP?

Family Support Specialists will assess, identify and locate caregiving services to suit your needs.  They will research provider locations, current availability, fees and provide options on:

Note:  While fees for referred services are your responsibility, many may be covered by your provincial or organizational health plans.

TARGETED RESOURCE PACKAGES

Depending on your individual situation, you may also receive a targeted resource package complete with a selection of educational articles and other helpful tools.  Article topics include:

ADDITIONAL CHILDCARE RESOURCE PACKAGES:



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