What we do.

We provide timely assistance to faculty and staff, and their family members or significant others — as they work through life changes, chronic physical, emotional health issues, and work/life balance concerns.

This service is provided free of charge, is completely confidentialno records are kept.  This is provided by the University as a means to support and enhance the effectiveness and satisfaction of people who make contributions to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Some of the services we provide include:
-  Problem consultation/assessment
-  Information about community resources
-  Educational programs
-  Individual referrals


Contacts with our office are confidential within limits as governed by Federal and State regulations, details of which can be found in our Confidentiality Statement. No record goes into your personnel file. You may consult with Employee Assistance staff on work time.  Contact with the Employee Assistance Office is always voluntary


There is no charge for services provided by the staff members in the Employee Assistance Office.

For services that go beyond what we can offer, we refer to a variety of campus and community resources. We attempt to ensure that the costs of any recommended services are within your financial means. Whenever possible, we use benefits provided by your health care plan, sliding-fee-scale community resources, University resources and self-help groups.

For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call the Employee Assistance Office at (608) 263-2987 or Toll Free at (877)-260-0281. We are located at Lowell Hall, 610 Langdon Street, Room 226. University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin–Extension employees may call 1-800-385-8511 or 265-5127. View Map (requires Flash).