UM As we speak | UM’s Worker & Household Help Program (EFAP) has modified

December 7, 2022 — 

UM’s Worker & Household Help Program — or EFAP for brief — has been renamed as LifeWorks (previously Shepell.fgi), with a brand new app, telephone quantity and web site to raised serve your psychological well being and well-being wants.

Try the Lifeworks web site (username: canadalife, password: lifeworks) for sources and knowledge on how one can obtain the app. It’s also possible to name 1-866-289-6749 (TTY:  1-877-338-0275) for extra info or to be linked with a counsellor.

UM staff ought to word that the previous Shepell.fgi app, web site and telephone numbers will nonetheless work for a time frame, however will finally shut. 

UM college, instructors, help employees and all staff, together with part-time, informal and student-employees, have these free sources and entry to psychological well being professionals, wellness counselling and even authorized recommendation 24/7, twelve months a 12 months. You’ll be able to obtain confidential assist and counselling for any concern. 

Different assist and sources you possibly can entry via the Lifeworks web site

The Lifeworks web site affords many sources and knowledge for monetary, household, psychological and bodily well being and well-being, together with:

  • Toolkits for a broad vary of non-public {and professional} points, from sleep well being to dealing with sickness to parenting
  • Diet and health professionals
  • Psychological well being, addictions and stress/burnout and in addition offers free, confidential counselling help
  • Making a will and monetary recommendation, reminiscent of budgeting and investing
  • Battle and communication, marriage and divorce, caring for youngsters and different members of the family and extra

Study extra details about UM’s Worker & Household Help Program (EFAP) on UM Intranet, the college’s safe platform for internal-facing content material (word: you have to be logged in together with your worker e-mail handle to entry the hyperlink).

If in case you have further questions, please be at liberty to contact advantages [at] umanitoba [dot] ca


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