The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) consists of a group of psychologists, social workers and mental health professionals throughout the country. The program is managed by Behavioral Health Consultants, LLC and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through their toll-free hotline (800) 864-2742.
All City of Bridgeport employees and members of their immediate families are eligible to use the Employee Assistance Program. As an employee benefit, the costs of the EAP visits are free (or covered by the City of Bridgeport).
In these challenging times we recognize that the current health situation can create additional concerns for you and your family. No one knows the extent of how this may play out,but the uncertainty related to it may be difficult to handle. Keep in mind that there are things you can do to help prevent the spread of this illness. Although we may feel overwhelmed by events following, prudent recommendations for limiting the spread of this illness are helpful. We can control how we react to these difficult circumstances and effective management of stress is an important component of that. We want to remind you that the city offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that offers counseling and is available for you and your family members to help cope in these uncertain times.
Behavioral Health COVID-19 Resource
Dealing with Physical Isolation
Concerns for Elderly Family Member
Supporting Children's Anxiety about COVID-19
Managers - Suddenly Managing Remotely
Suggestions for Parents Home from School
Employee Assistance Program Brochure
Department of Human Resources
45 Lyon Terrace, Room 104
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
All visits are by appointment only