Employee Assistance Program


St. Clair Catholic District School Board


Family Counselling Centre


Family Service Kent



The Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP) is a voluntary, confidential counselling and information service for you and your family. The program is designed to help employees and their family members with personal problems, pressures and stress before they affect your health, family life or job performance.

The Service

Many of us have problems at one time or another. There is help for a variety of problems including the following.

  • Personal & Emotional Concerns
  • Family Issues
  • Marital/Partner Relationships
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Financial/Credit Difficulties
  • Addictions
  • Work Related Problems
  • Telephone Legal Advisory Service
  • Childcare & Eldercare Servcies
  • Teen/Parent Hotline


All permanent full-time and permanent part-time employees, and their dependents as defined under employee extended health care benefits can access the EFAP.


The Program covers a maximum of eight sessions per year per per eligible member.

Service Provider

The Family Counselling Centre & Family Service Kent are well established multi-service centres. They employ professionaly trained social workders who offer a wide range of expertise.


The Employee and Family Assistance Program is completely confidential. No one at the School Board or anyone else will ever learn that you are receiving counselling services unless you choose to tell them. Information will be released ONLY with your informed, voluntary and written consent unless required by law or in the event of risk of harm to yourself or others.


There is no cost when utilizing the services of EFAP. The employer and the employees share the cost of the program (85% employer paid and 15% employee paid).


For further information or for a confidential appointment please call:

Family Counselling Centre
1086 Modeland Road
P.O. Box 2746

Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7V9

(519) 336-0120 Ext. 244

Monday, Tuesday, Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday & Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.



Family Service Kent
770 Richmond Street, Unit B
P.O. Box 880
Chatham, Ontario N7M 5L3

(519) 354-6221

Monday & Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

When calling, please identify yourself as an employee/family member of the St. Clair Catholic District School Board.