Employee Assistance Program

Kristen Manes  |  5/10/2018 6:39:42 PM

The AgCenter has two Employee Assistance Programs

  • The first is for AgCenter employees and their immediate family members only.
    • This program, handled through contract with Business Health Services (BHS) , provides employees and their immediate family members and household members with easy access to confidential assistance for personal and work-related problems that can affect their lives such as financial and family problems, alcohol and drug abuse, stress, and mental illness.
    • The plan allows employees and their immediate family/household members up to three counseling sessions per year with a trained mental healthcare provider.
    • There is no charge to the employee.
    • Access the EAP 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling toll-free at 1-888-327-7300.

The EAP Information Sheet provides full details of the program.

  • The AgCenter participates in the State of Louisiana Employee Assistance Program.
    • This EAP is a statewide referral service which helps employees identify outside management or professional help.
    • It does not include counseling sessions, but it does help employees identify social service agencies that can provide them with assistance.
    • For more information, visit the State of Louisiana EAP web site at http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/96.
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