Sept. 22, 2021 The Division of Human Resources & Equity is now called the Division of People Strategy, Equity & Culture.

Employee and Family Assistance Program 

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Counselling, coaching, and support

The Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) is available to employees of the University of Toronto who are eligible to participate in the University’s group benefit programs, and their dependants: spouses, partners (including same-sex partners) and dependent children. This program is provided at no cost to you.

Get to know your EFAP: Download the EFAP brochure [PDF]

Available Services

The Employee & Family Assistance Program offers confidential short–term counselling, coaching, information, and support for all types of issues relating to mental health, health management, and achieving greater personal and workplace well-being:


On matters regarding:

  • Family
  • Depression
  • Marriage
  • Relationships
  • Life transitions
  • Grief
  • Addictions
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Other personal issues

Life Smart Coaching

On matters regarding:

  • Health
  • Life Balance
  • Careers

Online Resources

  • eLearning courses
  • Child and elder care resource locators


For longer term counselling