Employee Assistance Program

The mission of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is to contribute toward the total health of employees in order to have a productive and satisfied workforce.

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is designed to help employees experiencing personal problems, which may affect job performance. EAP helps employees solve problems as early as possible before they seriously affect self, family, and work performance.

Remember the Grinch this Christmas

EAP Reframing Self-care

EAP Message Returning to the Present Moment 2022

Orientation to the Employee Assistance Program

EAP Resources for Times of Uncertainty

Embracing the Space Between: Flourishing amid great change

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Staying with the Present Moment During a Pandemic

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These resources have been complied by the Employee Assistance Program for PEI Government employees

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Time to Truly Take Care

Am I eligible to apply for EAP?

The EAP program is available to:

  • All probationary and permanent employees;
  • Casual and contract employees, as well as all other employees with six months continuous service and their immediate family members who live with them are also eligible, depending on their age;
  • Retirees within all provincial government departments, agencies and commissions, and the regional education and health boards.

EAP offers assistance in the following areas:

  • Emotional Health and Wellness 
  • Relationship Difficulties  
  • Bereavement, Grief and Loss 
  • Anxiety, Stress and Depression 
  • Work Related Stress 
  • Family/Parenting/Eldercare Issues 
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse 
  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Legal and Financial Stress 
  • Life Transitions 

EAP Offers:

  • Advice
  • Support
  • Solutions
  • Tools
  • Resources
  • Expertise


Is there a fee to apply for EAP?

There is no cost to you or your immediate family members.

What are the benefits of EAP?

  • EAP benefits everyone. Employees get help with problems that can/are affecting work, family, and their well-being.
  • The employer benefits by retaining employees with valuable skills and knowledge.
  • Early use of the program can contribute to the prevention of serious problems for the individual employee, family, and the employer.

Contact Information:

Employee Assistance Program
40B Burns Avenue
Charlottetown PE  C1E 1H7 

Telephone:  (902)368-5738
Toll Free:  1-800-239-3826
Fax:  (902)368-5737
E-mail:  eap@gov.pe.ca


  • Main offices - Charlottetown and Summerside
  • Satellite offices - Montague and O'Leary