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Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Newsletter – December 2019

The EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) has released their newsletter for December 2019.  Highlights of this edition are:

  • Tips to prepare for the season
  • Remember the reason for the season
  • Check-in on the elderly
  • Reminder that EAP Services is here 24/7 throughout the holiday season

See the full newsletter here>

In addition, the EAP app has recently had an addition to the  ‘My Check-up’ section, on the topic of Self Compassion. It consists of a 12 question survey after which you will be linked to appropriate tips and tools.  A useful reminder at this busy time of year about looking after yourself!

Information on downloading the EAP app here


EAP Newsletter – August 2019

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) has released their latest newsletter.

The focus in this edition is on Financial Wellness and includes articles written by members of the Authorised Financial Adviser (AFA) team within EAP.

Topics include:
– Why Financial Wellness is so important
– Using the Financial Wellness Meter in the EAP Now app
– Tips to manage your KiwiSaver scheme
– How to easily measure and track your own Financial Wellness

EAP Financial Advisers are available for UC staff to access as part of our agreement with EAP.  These sessions, as with all EAP sessions, are confidential and free.

Access the newsletter here.

Employee Assistance Programme – app available

EAP Services Ltd has launched the EAP NOW app which benefits staff already using the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), and those staff who want to know more about the services EAP can provide.

This initial release of the EAP NOW app provides information about EAP and/or to schedule and track EAP appointments. 

EAP intends to further develop the app and will keep UC informed as new updates are available.

To download the EAP NOW app, scan the QR code on the HR Intranet or use either of the links below:

Note: The app requests permission to ‘Allow EAP NOW to make and manage phone calls’.  This is for the ‘Connect Me’ module of the app, where details of various support telephone numbers are provided.  This permission allows your phone to directly dial these numbers when they are tapped from within the app.  EAP’s Privacy Policy can be found at:

After installing and opening the app, you will be required to register the first time you login:

  1. Tap Register here (bottom right of your mobile)
  2. Enter UC’s organisation code: UCEAP
  3. Enter an email address and password.  Note: The email address must be the same as that you provide to EAP if/when you are scheduling an EAP appointment, or you will not receive confirmation notifications.

If you have any issues downloading the EAP NOW app simply email EAP Services at with the make and model of your mobile device.