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.

Upcoming:

Autonomy: Strengthening Your Ability To Work Independently - January 6, 2021 at 12 noon

  • Embracing autonomy in your work can be a key to success in our current COVID-19 world. This session will examine choices, volition, and actions. 
  • Register here.

Balancing Work and Life in a Work From Home Environment - January 12, 2021 at 3 pm

  • When you work from home, it’s easy to feel like the lines between your professional life and your personal life are starting to blur. This session looks at the unique challenges of finding balance in a work-from-home environment. 
  • Register here.

Difficult Conversations During Times Of Unrest - January 21, 2021 at 10 am

  • Times of protest and unrest can generate strong feelings, which often carry over to conversations at home, the workplace, and even family gatherings. In this session, we will discuss ways to have healthy discussions about polarizing topics without damaging your close relationships. We will also discuss productive ways to talk about these events with children. 
  • Register here.
 

Find these upcoming and previously recorded webinars here.

Questions? Contact Employee Benefits at employee.benefits@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-2805.

    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
    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