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.

Orientation to the Employee Assistance Program

EAP Spring 2024 Newsletter English

EAP Spring 2024 Newsletter French

EAP Winter 2024 Newsletter English

EAP Winter 2024 Newsletter French

EAP New Year Message

EAP Fall 2023 Newsletter

EAP Message for Educators

EAP Message Getting Back to Nature

EAP Reframing Self-care                                                                                       

EAP Message Returning to the Present Moment 2022                           

Embracing the Space Between: Flourishing amid great change

Video Chat Burnout is Real

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

EAP Tips on Supporting Your Team While Working From Home

Time to Truly Take Care

The EAP program is available to PEI Provincial Government Employees (Health, Education, Civil):

  • All probationary and permanent employees with 6 months of continuous service;
  • Spouses and dependents (age 16-24) residing with the employee;
  • Retirees                                                                                                                                                                                   

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 
  • Life Transitions 

EAP Offers:

  • Support
  • Solutions
  • Tools
  • Resources
  • Expertise

Is there a fee to 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 office - Charlottetown 
  • Satellite offices - Montague, Summerside, and O'Leary