Employee Family Assistance Program

Effective September 01, 2019:  The Welfare Plan no longer has the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP);
AS THE UA Canada National Wellness Program has taken effect September 01, 2019 through Morneau Shepell called the Member Assistance Program (MAP).

Click here for Letter from UA Canada: UA Canadian Parental Wellness Program, Maternity & Parental EI Assistance Benefits.

Click here for BROCHUREMember Assistance Program (MAP) provided by the UA Canada National Wellness Program.

*Above links available on  www.ualocal170.com   |  Toll-Free Phone:  1-888-223-7711   |    Phone: 604.526.0441   

 

Free Resources -NOT UA Local 170 affiliated-


COVID-19 has had a toll on mental health. Please know that there are supports available.

Export Development Canada Support:
This service is available across Canada supporting individuals who are emotionally vulnerable and anyone that is thinking about, is or has been affected by suicide.
Available  24/7/365:    PHONE   ==>   1-833-456-4566
Available 4 pm – Midnight ET:     TEXT   ==>   45645

Website:   www.crisisservicescanada.ca 


Wellness Together Canada:
Supporting Canadians on their mental health and wellness journey.  Get connected to mental health and substance use support, resources, and counselling with a mental health professional.  Wellness Together is funded by the Government of Canada in response to the unprecedented rise in mental distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TEXT    ==>    741741

To speak with a Program Navigator who can help you find the resources and support on the portal that would be most helpful for you. Call 1-866-585-0445

Website:    https://ca.portal.gs/

Call 911 if you are in immediate danger or need urgent medical support.


Kids Help Phone:
Service to kids, teens and young adults across Canada; Kids Help Phone offers support to their mental health and well-being.  If you contact Kids Help Phone youth support as an adult they will help you get the support you need and may refer you to another service.

To reach a Professional Counsellor, available  24/7:    PHONE   ==>   1-800-668-6868

To reach a trained volunteer Crisis Responder, available 24/7:     TEXT   ==>   686868

To reach a trained volunteer Crisis Responder via Facebook Messenger, available 24/7   ==>     https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-virtual-support-with-facebook-messenger/

Website:   https://kidshelpphone.ca/ 


Hope for Wellness Help Line:
The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis prevention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada.
Available  24/7/:    PHONE   ==>   1-855-242-3310
Website:   www.hopeforwellness.ca


Trans Lifeline:
A non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.
Available  7 am – 2 am PT:    PHONE   ==>   1-877-330-6366
Website:   https://translifeline.org/

COVID-19 has had a toll on mental health. Please know that there are supports available.  Call 911 if you are in immediate danger or need urgent medical support.