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Employee & Family Assistance Program

Any PHSA employee (full-time, part-time or casual) or dependent family member can access EFAP services and resources from Homewood Health free of charge, with all services completely private and confidential.

Click below to explore services and resources provided by Homewood Health.

Counselling is available in person, by telephone, or online. Offices are local and appointments are made quickly, with your convenience in mind. Have a preference for location, gender, appointment time? Homewood will do their best to accomodate your preferences.

Your EFAP helps you take practical and effective steps to improve well-being and be the best you can be. Within a supportive, confidential, and caring environment you can receive counselling for any challenge.

Marital • Family • Relationships • Anxiety • Depression • Addictions  Stress • Life transitions/change • Other personal issues

Call anytime 24/7



CISM is a comprehensive approach to help manage stress resulting from critical incidents in the workplace. Homewood offers a multi-faceted, resilience-based approach to crisis intervention, and is designed to offer assessment and emotional first aid to employees after a traumatic event. CISM services are accessed by calling Homewood at 1-800-663-1142.

Note: All costs associated with CISM services are to be covered by the department requesting them. 


Access the Homewood's free i-Volve Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy  program to help manage depression and/or anxiety.

This online, self-paced treatment program is available 24/7 and uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT),  to help you identify, challenge and overcome anxious and/or depressive thoughts, behaviors and emotions. 

Access Homeweb to start this program or call 1-800-663-1142.

You can receive counselling and coaching for a variety of life balance and health issues, or get expert support to manage your career better.

Career Smart Services

Career Planning
Workplace Issues
Shift Worker Support

Life Balance Services

Childcare and Parenting
Elder and Family Care
Legal Advisory
Financial Advisory

Health Smart Coaching

Smoking Cessation
Weight Management

To access Homewood's Plan Smart services, call 1-800-663-1142


The Key Person Advice Line allows human resources, managers and supervisors to contact a counsellor on an immediate, as-needed basis for a professional opinion on workplace situations including employee conflict, unusual employee behaviour and providing assistance to employees. Access by calling 1-800-663-1142.

Homewood’s wellness sessions are short workshops providing participants with general knowledge about personal health and well-being strategies. Numerous topics are covered including change and stress, parenting and family life, healthy living, mental health and more. To find an upcoming scheduled session, please see the Events & Workshops page.

Leaders, are you looking to offer a specific wellness session to your team? Please email for more information.
Access Homewood's member website anytime for e-Learning, interactive tools, health and wellness assessments, and a library of health, life balance and workplace articles.

Online resources can be accessed by creating an account at

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