Beyond Benefits: Employee Assistance Program

Beyond Benefits* EAP is a life event resource.  It is confidential and at no-cost for employees and their household members to use!  Whatever you need support with, you can contact Beyond Benefits and ask for assistance.  Beyond Benefits goes beyond your typical EAP by offering legal, financial, work-life, and mental health and wellness services and resources.  It is not limited to crisis or counseling support.  Your Beyond Benefits program provides consultations and resources whenever and wherever you need them.  Discover what Beyond Benefits has to offer you!

  • Phone 1-855-327-4722
  • Online: guidanceresources.com
    • Employees can register using organization web ID: OSUbeyond
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

OSU employees and anyone who lives in the employee’s household with them can use the EAP services. Once employees are hired they can use the EAP to access resources as they transition to employment at OSU. (For example, employees may have signed their offer letters but are not working yet and need assistance with childcare options and moving/relocation resources). Employees can also use the EAP services after termination for an additional 30 days.

Employees that are eligible to use the EAP include:

  • Academic Faculty
  • Professional Faculty
  • Classified Staff
  • Graduate Assistants
  • Post-Doctoral Scholars

 (Includes part time and full time employees. Eligibility is not tied to PEBB eligibility.)

  • Are you interested in a confidential and no cost resource that can help you with whatever you are needing support with in life currently that is easy to access?
  • Are you planning a birthday party or family reunion and wondering about location options?
  • Are you relocating and need moving resources and travel planning assistance?
  • Are you planning a vacation? Are you looking for discounts at movie theaters, concerts, online shopping, hotels or theme parks?
  • Do you want health and wellness advice?
  • Do you need Medicare/Medicaid information?
  • Are you looking for assisted living, Home health, respite or skilled nurses for a family member? 
  • Do you need daycare resources or summer camp ideas for a special needs child?
  • Are you interested in adoption and are unsure where to start? 
  • Do you need marriage or family counseling support?
  • Do you need legal advice on topics such as Family law, ID theft, Custody, Real estate, Contracts or Tax questions?
  • Do you need a Local referral for an in-person consultation with an attorney at a discounted rate?
  • Could you use financial advice on topics such as Budgeting, Debt, Credit, Tax issues, Retirement planning, College Savings, Real estate or Estate planning? 
  • Are you looking for pet parent resources?
  • Do you need help with resources for mental or emotional support?
  • Are you looking for individual counseling for adults or children?  First three sessions are free.

Coping During Uncertain Times

  • Webinar Description: People have a powerful need to understand and predict their environments in order to feel in control. When we are exposed to potential threats to our well-being, we naturally respond to this uncertainty with anxiety and fear. This training will address ways of effectively coping with uncertainty in today’s media-saturated world. The course will examine how to remain positive and functional despite the risks of living in a changing world. Included will be practical tips for coping with uncertainty, re-establishing control and how to speak to children about fear. Employees can register at the link below.
  • August 25th at 10 AM PST - Register here

Coping With Pandemic Anxiety As Kids Return To School

  • Webinar Description: The start of the school year during the COVID-19 pandemic is filled with uncertainties and concerns that are causing understandable stress for many parents and caretakers. This workshop is designed to help people cope with emotions and anxiety in response to returning to school during the pandemic. It will provide an understanding of the types of reactions people may experience during this time, and offer practical tips for coping.  This webinar is available on two different days in August. Employees can register through the links provided below.
  • August 17th at 11 AM PST - Register here
  • August 24th at 11 AM PST - Register here
Legal Services
Legal Services
Unlimited Consultation, Local Legal Referrals, Family law, ID theft, Custody, Real estate, Contracts, Tax questions, In-person consultation, Discounted legal fees for attorney referrals
Financial Services
Financial Services
Budgeting, Debit, Credit, Tax Issues, Retirement Planning, Real Estate/Homeownership, Estate Planning, Saving for College
Work Life Services
Work Life Services
Unlimited Support: Child care, Elder care, Education, Government Programs, Health/Wellness, Concierge/Event Planning, Moving/Relocation, Home Improvement, Shopping Discounts
Mental Health & Wellness
Mental Health & Wellness
Confidential Counseling: Anger Management, Anxiety, Conflicts at Work, Depression, Domestic Violence, Emotional/Psychological Issues, Grief & Loss, Parenting Issues, Relationship & Family Concerns, Stress, Substance Abuse