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Wilfrid Laurier University Human Resources
February 6, 2016
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Employee and Family Assistance Program

Wilfrid Laurier University’s EFAP is offered through Homewood Human Solutions™ a professional and confidential service which is offered to eligible employees and their dependents to support them in quickly and efficiently resolving a vast range of problems that may impact work performance, wellness and behaviour.

The model of counselling is primarily cognitive-behavioural and short-term in focus, with clearly defined and achievable behaviour-change goals.

Interested in learning more about the services provided by Homewood and how to access them? Register to attend one of the upcoming 1 hour orientation sessions:

January 12, 2016 at 11:00am - Brantford Campus, CB100

February 3, 2016 at 11:00am - Waterloo Campus, R270 

To arrange a confidential appointment at Homewood Health EFAP, call anytime 24/7/365

Toll Free English: 1-800-663-1142

Toll Free French: 1-866-398-9505

TTY: 1-888-384-1152

International (Call Collect): 604-689-1717

To learn more about Laurier’s EFAP, click here

Employee Health and Accommodations

Wilfrid Laurier University provides programs and services to help employees maximize the relationship between their job and their health.  We are committed to providing guidance and support to employees and managers during a medical leave, a return to work and by facilitating workplace accommodations.

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Laurier strives to help employees balance their work and personal lives by creating a positive, productive and respectful environment, where employees feel recognized, valued and supported.The Wilfrid Laurier Wellness committee has been organized to provide benefits, programs and resources which promote emotional wellness, physical health, personal growth and fulfillment of our Laurier community.For more information on wellness initiatives please visit the wellness website (under construction).

For questions regarding Sick Leaves, Medical Accommodations or Wellness please contact: 
Cindy Gruhl
Health & Abilities Management Specialist
Phone: (519) 884-0710 x 2452
Fax (confidential): (519) 884-5319