City of Saskatoon Employee Family Assistance Program



Mandate

The Employee & Family Assistance Program Board of Directors (the “Board”) is represented by Unions, Associations, Departments and Boards of the City of Saskatoon.  It has full authority and responsibility over the governance, operation and evaluation of The City of Saskatoon Employee & Family Assistance Program (the “Program”).

 

 

Vision

 

To enable support to City employees and their families to address personal issues that may be impacting work performance through proper governance and responsibility of the Program.

 

 

Mission

 

The Board of Directors is responsible to ensure the operation and evaluation of the Program continues to support the needs of the City’s employees and their families in the most cost-effective process.  The Board recognizes that treatment for mental health and behaviour issues, when referred to appropriate professionals, can foster an emotionally healthy work environment.

 

 


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Saskatoon Support Groups

For people who may not have an EFAP to cover their counselling costs, please check out any of the following walk in counselling services at the following:

Family Service Saskatoon Tuesday and Thursday 1-5 pm

Legends Medical  Clinic (Warman)  Tuesdays 9 am - 1 pm.

Mayfair Drugs : Wednesday 1-5 pm

Martensville collective Health and Wellness: Thursdays 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

OUTSaskatoon; Thursdays 5-9 pm

Caryle King Library: 1st and 3rd Friday of each month. 1-5 pm.

Francis Morrison Library 2nd and 4th Friday of each month 1-5 pm. 


Alzheimer - Meets the first Saturday of every month.

The mindFULL café, part of the international Alzheimer Café movement provides an opportunity to meet in a relaxed social setting for persons with dementia, family care partners and other interested people. The Café is a two hour get together with refreshments, entertainment and information. First Saturday of the months from 3 to 5 p.m. at Sherbrook Community Centre.

 

Left behind by Suicide - First Tuesday of every month.

A drop in support group for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. Located at the W.A. Edwards family Centre, 333 4th Ave. North from 7:30 to 9pm. There is no cost to attend. For more information email leftbehind@sasktel.net.

FROMI - Friends and relatives of people with mental Illness - First Tuesday of every month.

Meetings run from 7:30 to 9:30 at the W.A. Edwards family Centre, 333 4th Ave. North. If you have a loved one with a mental illness and need support contact Carol at 306- 249- 0693 , or Linda 306-933-2085, or  Lois 306-242-7670 or email fromisk@gmail.com.

Grief support Groups- 

https://www.griefshare.org/countries/ca/states/sk/cities/saskatoon