As of September 01, 2019, the Welfare Plan no longer has the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP).
Effective September 01, 2019 UA introduced two (2) programs:
UA Member Assistance Program (MAP) offered through Morneau Shepell; and
UA Canada National Wellness Program for Maternity/Parental SUB Benefit(s); and
UA MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (MAP):
Do you need immediate assistance? Someone is available 24/7 through the UA Canada Member Assistance Program. This is a free service to all UA Canada members and their families.
Call 1-833-778-2627 for assistance.
Click here for BROCHURE: Member Assistance Program (MAP) provided by the UA Canada National Wellness Program.
UA Members Assistance Program (UAMAP) available 24 hours-7days a week: 1-833-778-2627 / TTY: 1-877-338-0275
UA CANADA WELLNESS CENTRE:
Click here for Letter from UA Canada: UA Canadian Parental Wellness Program, Maternity & Parental EI Assistance Benefits.
*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-
post COVID-19 can take 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
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
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/
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
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
post COVID-19 can take toll on mental health. Please know that there are supports available. Call 911 if you are in immediate danger or need urgent medical support.