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Work/Life Family Resources / August 2018

Get Ready for Back to School with Northwestern's Care.com Benefit

To help create a smooth back-to-school transition, Northwestern faculty, staff, and students may access a University-paid membership with Care.com. Users will be able to search Care.com's extensive database of family care and household help providers; find help with homework and light housekeeping; process payments electronically, and more.

Do you already have a personal account and like to utilize the Northwestern Care.com benefit? Contact worklife@northwestern.edu for assistance.

Reminder: Northwestern Employee Assistance Program - A Program for Faculty and Staff

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a program for faculty and staff, is a network of services, including short-term counseling, to help you and your household family members cope with everyday life issues.

The program provides you with counseling sessions with a local, licensed counselor and unlimited, 24/7 telephonic counseling. For assistance contact 855-547-1851.
 
Download a printable flier and FAQ. Watch a brief video about this program 
 
Professional counselors can help you with:
  • Everyday needs and life events
  • Relationship/marital concerns
  • Workplace concerns
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Family issues
  • Coping with a serious illness
  • Sleeping difficulties
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Emotional concerns
  • Depression
  • Communication
Contact worklife@northwestern.edu for more information.


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