Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Colquitt County Schools is pleased to offer an Employee Assistance Program available for employees at no cost. This program is available for you and your dependents to get through life’s challenges. 

 

No matter what’s going on in your life, GuidanceResources is here to help. Personal problems, planning for life, or simply managing daily life can affect your work, health, and family. GuidanceResources is an employer-sponsored service that provides confidential support, resources, and information to get through life’s challenges.

 

Important Documents

The program includes:

  • 24/7 telephonic support
  • Up to 3 face-to-face sessions per issue, per individual
  • Online tools and resources

Confidential Counseling on Personal Issues


This service, staffed by experienced clinicians, is available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A GuidanceConsultant is available to listen to your concerns and refer you to a local provide for in-person counseling or to local resources. Call any time with personal concerns including:

  • Depression
  • Marital and family conflicts
  • Job pressures
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Grief and loss

Financial Information, Resources, and Tools


Financial issues can arise at any time, form dealing with debit to saving for college. Our financial professionals are here to discuss your concerns and provide you with the tools and information you need to address your finances, including:

  • Saving for college
  • Getting out of debt
  • Retirement planning
  • Tax questions
  • Estate planning

Legal Information, Resources, and Consultation


When a legal issue arises, our attorneys are available to provide confidential support with practical, understandable information and assistance. If you require representation, you can be referred to an attorney for a free 30-minute consultation with a 25% discount in fees. We can help with issues including:

  • Divorce and family law
  • Debt obligations
  • Landlord and tenant issues
  • Real estate transactions
  • Bankruptcy
  • Criminal actions
  • Civil lawsuits
  • Contracts

Online Information, Tools, and Services


GuidanceResources Online is your one-stop shop for expert information to assist you with issues from personal or family to legal and financial. Create your own account by accessing www.guidanceresources.som. When you visit the site, you will find personalized, relevant information based on your individual life needs. You can:

  • Review in-depth HelpSheets on a variety of topics
  • Get answers to specific questions
  • Search for services and referrals
  • Use helpful planning tools

Always By Your Side


The EAP is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.