Employee Assistance Program

Tufts University – Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Tufts University Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is for all faculty and staff, their dependents, and household members. The purpose of an EAP is to offer help to those who may be experiencing problems related to life changes and personal stress. These services include counseling, legal and financial advice, and a wonderful enhanced benefit of being able to work with a professional to locate day care and elder care resources.

Tufts University has contracted with an outside organization, Health Resources, to provide free and confidential counseling on both personal and professional problems, work and family life, health and wellness, and other kinds of work/life issues.

Areas where the Tufts University EAP can help:

  • Child Care
  • Illness Management
  • Job/Career
  • Grief/Loss
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Re-Organization
  • AIDS
  • Elder Care
  • Child Rearing
  • Phobias
  • Dual-Career
  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse
  • Life Changes
  • Legal Issues
  • Depression
  • Couples’ Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Financial Crisis
  • Work/Family Conflicts
  • Downsizing
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Single Parenting
  • Stress

Legal Services

The EAP also provides free and confidential Legal Services. You will receive a free 30-minute office or telephone consultation per legal matter and a 25% discount for additional services provided by a contracted lawyer. Please note that this service excludes job-related legal issues. Simply call the EAP at (800) 451-1834 and you will be connected to an attorney who can help you.

Financial Services

You will also receive a free 30-minute telephone consultation per financial matter by a Certified Financial Planner. When you call the EAP at (800) 451-1834, you will be connected to a financial planner who can help you.


The EAP website is a wonderful and comprehensive Work-Life resource where you can find information on everything from what to look for in a Child Care provider to how to manage your time or your money. There are over 2500 tip sheets, articles and resource guides available at your fingertips. You are also a quick phone call away from a LIVE consultant who can provide you with a personalized report on fully licensed facilities for dependent care (child or elder) when needed for your family. You can access this information and much more on the Tufts EAP website.

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