Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Consultations

Gunnison County provides employees and their dependent family the ability to access a counselor, for three free sessions, to help solve problems causing a primary stressor in their lives.

Primary stressor(s) creating the need for counseling are defined as follows:

  • Relationship problems within the immediate family, including but not limited to, marital or domestic problems, separation or divorce, relationship issues between spouses or domestic partners, parents, and children, or siblings;
  • Health-related problems such as physical or mental illness or substance abuse of the eligible employee or the immediate family member or death of a loved one
  • Job-related problems
  • Financial / legal problems

Financial Advice

Employees and their dependent family will have access to a toll-free information line where financial professionals can address questions on matters of financial management including:

  • Bankruptcy prevention
  • Budgeting
  • Debt reduction
  • Foreclosure prevention
  • Home buying

Certified consumer credit counselors will provide hour-long confidential counseling sessions on bad credit.

Legal Advice

Employees and their dependent family will have access to a toll-free information line where legal consultants will provide immediate connection to an attorney in the user's state for a free 30-minute session and / or refer the client to a local attorney for a free half-hour consultation.

If additional assistance is desired, clients are entitled to 25% off of the attorney's normal and customary fees.

Call 970-641-7623 for county username and password, or call 877-679-1100 for more information. You may also visit their website.